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Exercise training and smoking cessation as the cornerstones of managing claudication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11419666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Based on research, the classic recommendation to prevent progression of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is "start exercising and stop smoking." Unfortunately, a paramount problem for clinicians is motivating targeted individuals to begin and adhere to an exercise regimen and quit smoking. The purpose of this review is to provide the most current information regarding exercise training and smoking cessation. It is hoped that this article will help health care professionals present accurate information to their patients with PAD, address the difficulties in lifestyle change, and intervene effectively.
S K Christman; K Ahijevych; J Buckworth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular nursing     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0889-4655     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Nurs     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-22     Completed Date:  2001-11-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703516     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-77     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Department of Nursing, Cedarville University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Exercise Therapy*
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Intermittent Claudication / diagnosis,  nursing*,  prevention & control,  therapy*
Leg / blood supply*
Patient Education as Topic
Smoking / adverse effects
Smoking Cessation* / methods,  psychology
Grant Support
F31 NR07505012/NR/NINR NIH HHS

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