Aimed at students training in cardiac rehabilitation, as well as a reference text for cardiac rehabilitation professionals. Provides in-depth information on many important topics that comprise contemporary cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease. Covers new topics including the atherosclerotic disease process, cardiovascular and exercise physiology, exercise prescription and the electrocardiogram. Addresses heart disease in women, elderly persons, individuals with diabetes or chronic heart failure and patients who have had heart transplantation.
The AACVPR is the worldwide leader in promoting the value and practice of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation. AACVPR's mission is to improve quality of life for patients and their families by reducing morbidity, mortality and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research and aggressive disease management.
Part I: Development and Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease; Chapter 1. Atherosclerosis; Chapter 2. Efficacy of Secondary Prevention and Multiple Risk Factor Reduction; Chapter 3. Psychosocial Issues and Strategies; Chapter 4. Contemporary Revascularization Procedures; Part II: Role of Exercise in Heart Disease; Chapter 5. Exercise and Coronary Artery Disease Connection; Chapter 6. Cardiovascular and Exercise Physiology; Chapter 7. Electrocardiography in Heart Disease; Chapter 8. Exercise Prescription; Part III: Special Considerations; Chapter 9. Women and Heart Disease; Chapter 10. Diabetes Mellitus; Chapter 11. Heart Disease in the Elderly; Chapter 12. Chronic Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation.
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