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Program for cardiac patients: stress testing and training.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  967937     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dynamic exercise stress testing had become a widely accepted technique in the diagnosis of cardiac patients. The results of standardized exercise testing may be used to evaluate a patient's functional capacity and to derive an exercise prescription to assist him in improving his state of cardiovascular fitness. Because the physical therapist has special training and skill in exercise-related techniques, a stress testing laboratory and an exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation program may be appropriately established in a hospital's physical therapy department. Results are presented of a diagnostic exercise testing and an exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation program organized and supervised by physical therapists in a 300-bed private hospital.
Authors:
S L Lowenthal; R G McAllister
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical therapy     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0031-9023     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Ther     Publication Date:  1976 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-11-21     Completed Date:  1976-11-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0022623     Medline TA:  Phys Ther     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1117-24     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Disease / diagnosis,  rehabilitation*
Exercise Test*
Exercise Therapy*
Hospitals, Proprietary
Humans
Outpatient Clinics, Hospital
Physical Therapy Modalities

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