What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

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Cardiac rehabilitation is a medically supervised program that helps improve the health and well-being of people who have heart problems.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support heart health 5 1
Doctor recommendation 3 0
Reduced endurance 1 0
Shortness of breath with exertion 1 1
Weight loss 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cardiac Rehabilitation

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Cardiac Rehabilitation

Dosage Patients
120 min weekly 2
150 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Cardiac Rehabilitation

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped going to Cardiac Rehabilitation

Duration

Currently going to Cardiac Rehabilitation

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped going to Cardiac Rehabilitation

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cardiac Rehabilitation.