Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation

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This volume serves as a manual to providers about the multidisciplinary nature of cardiac rehabilitation in the current era, the current state of cardiac rehabilitation, and the issues presenting to current CR programs. It contains theoretical, practical, and up-to-date cardiac rehabilitation information, including the new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines for reimbursement. The book offers diverse, comprehensive chapters, from nutrition to programmatic issues. It serves as a perfect resource for staff and directors that are new to cardiac rehabilitation or wish to begin a program.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 298 pages
  • 177.8 x 256.54 x 25.4mm | 839.14g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007 ed.
  • 83 Tables, black and white; 1 Illustrations, color; 36 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 298 p. 37 illus., 1 illus. in color.
  • 1588297705
  • 9781588297709

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"...a valuable manual for those starting or working in a cardiac rehabilitation program." -Doody's Book Review, Weighted Numerical Score:94 - 4 Stars
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Cardiac rehabilitation can be extremely complex art. In Cardiac Rehabilitation, expert authors provide state-of-the-art information that serves as a manual to the multidisciplinary nature of cardiac rehabilitation in the current era, the current state of cardiac rehabilitation, and the issues facing current CR programs. Covering the major components of a CR program, including medical therapy, exercise, nutrition, and behavioral therapy, from referral to testing to individualizing the program for the participants, the volume is a thorough, vital guide to this important field.

Comprehensive and substantial, Cardiac Rehabilitiation will aid cardiologists and internal specialists greatly in saving the lives of heart patients across the globe.
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Table of contents

Current Concepts in Cardiology: Cardiac Rehabilitation

Chapter topic (and assigned editor) Pages Authors

0. Acknowledgements Kraus
1. Introduction and Overview (Kraus and Keteyian) (3-5) Kraus and
2. Exerc. Prescript. Principles (Keteyian) (15-20) Keteyian (Henry
Ford Hosp., Detroit)
III. Nutrition
3. Contemporary Diets (Kraus) (15-20) Gene Erb, Jr. (Gene)
Clinical Dietician
Duke University Medical Center

Julie Pruitt (Julie)
ActivHealth Coordinator
Duke University Medical Center
Duke Center for Living

4. Weight management (Keteyian) (15) Jon Ehrman, (Henry Ford Hosp.,

IV. Behavioral

5. Anxiety & Depression (Kraus) (10) Krista Barbour, Ph.D. (Krista)
Clinical Associate
Medical Psychiatry
Duke University Medical Center

6. Stress management (Kraus) (7) Ruth Quillian-Wolever, Ph.D. (Ruth)
Assistant Clinical Professor
Medical Psychiatry Duke Center for Integrative Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

7. Readiness for Change (Kraus) (12-15) Charlotte Collins, Ph.D.

8. Smoking Cessation (Kraus) (15) Jennifer Davis, M.S. (Jennifer)
Clinical Psychologist
Duke Center for Living
Duke University Medical Center

V. Testing

9. Purposes of Exerc. Testing (Kraus) (12) William E. Kraus (Duke,

10. GXT (Keteyian) (10) Clinton
Brawner, B.S.
(Henry Ford Hosp., Detroit)

11. CPX testing (Kraus) (10) Daniel R. Bensimhon, M.D. (Dan)
Associate in Medicine

12. Six minute Walk (Keteyian) (10) Vera Bittner, M.D.
University of Alabama

VI. Medical Therapy

13. Treating to Goal, Lipids (Kraus) (15) Christie Ballantyne
Ryan Neal
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Methodist DeBakey Heart Center

14. Treating to Goal: Diabetes and (10-12) Neil Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
HTN (Keteyian) INTERVENT USA, Inc.

VII. Exercise and cardiac populations
15. Angina, IHD, CABG, PCI, CT, HF (20) John Schairer, D.O.
Steven Keteyian
(Keteyian) (Henry Ford Hosp., Detroit)

VIII. Exercise and Co-morbidities
16. Hypertension (Keteyian) (10) Dalynn Badenhop, Ph.D.
(Medical Coll. of Ohio, Toledo)

17. Diabetes (Kraus) (10) Jennifer B. Green, M.D. Division of
Metabolism and Nutrition
Department of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

18. Pulmonary Disease (Kraus) (10) Neil R. Macintyre, M.D. (Neil)
Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

19. PAD (Keteyian) (12) Chris Womack, Ph.D.

20. Arthritis (Kraus) (10) Kimberly Huffman, M.D., Ph.D. (Kim)
Duke University Medical Center

21. Elderly (Keteyian) (10-12) Dan E. Forman, M.D.
(Brigham and Women's

IX. Programmatic

22. Referrals (Keteyian) (10) Linda K. Hall, Ph.D.

23. Physician's Role (Keteyian) (8-12) Phil Ades, M.D.
(University of Vermont)

24. Assessment and Treatment of Risk
in CR and in the Clinic (Kraus) (15-20)

25. Staffing models (Keteyian) (10) Greg Lawson,
(Providence Everett Med Ctr., WA)

26. Billing and Reimbursement (10) Pat Comoss, RN
(Keteyian) (Nursing Enrichment Consult., PA)
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