Briffa, TG and Kinsman, LD and Maiorana, AJ and Zecchin, R and Redfern, J and Davidson, PM and Paull, G and Nagle, A and Denniss, AR, An integrated and coordinated approach to preventing recurrent coronary heart disease events in Australia, Medical Journal of Australia, 190, (12) pp. 683-686. ISSN 0025-729X (2009) [Refereed Article]
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• Implementing existing knowledge about cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and heart failure management could markedly reduce mortality after acute coronary syndromes and revascularisation therapy.
• Contemporary CR and secondary prevention programs are cost-effective, safe and beneficial for patients of all ages, leading to improved survival, fewer revascularisation procedures and reduced rehospitalisation.
• Despite the proven benefits attributed to these secondary prevention interventions, they are not well attended by patients.
• Modern programs must be flexible, culturally safe, multifaceted and integrated with the patient’s primary health care provider to achieve optimal and sustainable benefits for most patients.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||coronary heart disease|
|Research Division:||Medical and Health Sciences|
|Research Group:||Public Health and Health Services|
|Research Field:||Primary Health Care|
|Objective Group:||Health and Support Services|
|Objective Field:||Health and Support Services not elsewhere classified|
|Author:||Kinsman, LD (Professor Leigh Kinsman)|
|Web of Science® Times Cited:||29|
|Deposited By:||Health Sciences B|
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