Cardiac rehabilitation in the United Kingdom: guidelines and audit standards. National Institute for Nursing, the British Cardiac Society and the Royal College of Physicians of London

D R Thompson, G S Bowman, A L Kitson, D P De Bono, A Hopkins

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Abstract

This paper summarises a multidisciplinary workshop convened to prepare clinical guidelines and audit standards in cardiac rehabilitation in the United Kingdom. The workshop developed a three element model of the rehabilitation process and identified needs relating to medical and psychosocial care and the potential contributions of exercise, education, secondary prevention, and vocational advice. Draft clinical standards are proposed as a basis for locally developed guidelines and further research
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-93
Number of pages5
JournalHeart
Volume75
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996

Keywords

  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • United Kingdom
  • nursing care

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