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Europa Medicophysica 1999 September;35(3):125-8

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Cardiac rehabilitation. The continuing need for in-patient programmes

Disler P., Bradd J., Foldesi T., Da Silva C., McConachy D., Lowthian P.

Victorian Rehabilitation, Research Institute Cedar Court Health South Rehabilitation, Hospital and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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BACKGROUND: To aud­it the out­comes of old­er, depen­dent ­patients, admit­ted for an inpa­tient car­diac reha­bil­i­ta­tion pro­gramme.
METHODS: Design: cross sec­tion­al aud­it of hos­pi­tal ­records. Participants and set­ting: 57 ­patients ­over the age of 65 ­years, admit­ted for inpa­tient car­diac reha­bil­i­ta­tion to the Cedar Court Health South Rehabilitation Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
RESULTS: After a rel­a­tive­ly ­brief peri­od of in-­patient reha­bil­i­ta­tion, ­there was a sta­tis­ti­cal­ly sig­nif­i­cant ­increase in the ­patients’ inde­pen­dence in activ­ities of dai­ly liv­ing (as ­assessed by a stan­dar­dised ­tool, the FIM) and a pos­i­tive ­change in ­both anx­ie­ty and depres­sion. All ­patients ­were dis­charged ­home.
CONCLUSIONS: Despite the ­increased avail­abil­ity of out­pa­tient car­diac reha­bil­i­ta­tion pro­grammes, ­there con­tin­ues to be a ­demand for inpa­tient pro­grammes for select­ed ­patients ­after ­acute car­diac treat­ment. Participa­tion in the aud­it­ed pro­gramme, result­ed in excel­lent reha­bil­i­ta­tion out­comes.

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