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Exercise testing and training of the elderly coronary patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1576855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The majority of US patients with clinical evidence of coronary heart disease are elderly. Appropriately prescribed and designed exercise training can improve physical and psychologic functional status and encourage maintenance of an independent life-style. Exercise testing, in addition to helping identify elderly coronary patients at high risk of recurrent events who warrant added therapies, can guide the recommendations for their exercise regimen.
N K Wenger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1992 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-11     Completed Date:  1992-06-11     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  309S-311S     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiovascular System / physiopathology
Coronary Disease / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  rehabilitation
Exercise / physiology
Exercise Test*
Exercise Therapy* / methods

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