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How to Facilitate Adherence to Cardiac Rehabilitation in Primary Health Settings for Ischaemic Heart Disease Patients. The Perspectives of Health Professionals

paraphrasedoutput:MethodsThis research investigates the health professional's views on how to promote CR adherence in primary health care settings. Respondents were health professionals who specialized in and working with CR in primary health care settings. ResultsEleven health professionals participated in two focus group discussions, while statistic analysis was performed using thematic approach. ConclusionThis report provides insight into how health professionals can support adherence to CR in primary health care settings, highlighting the variety of enabling adherence to CR, placing the individual at the forefront, a cohesive program, flow of data, contextual variables, and the feeling of belonging. The rhetoric surrounding CR should be encouraging, and the entire course of treatment health professionals should include a broad and holistic approach to and appreciation of CR.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fresc.2022.837175


Why Do Patients With Ischaemic Heart Disease Drop Out From Cardiac Rehabilitation in Primary Health Settings. A Qualitative Audit of Patient Charts

paraphrasedoutput:MethodsThis is a qualitative retrospective analysis of patient medical records of patients with ischaemic heart disease. However, CR dropout has been found to be relatively high, and no reason is known about the causes of CR dropout in primary health care settings. In five primary health care settings, patients who dropped out from CR between 1 January and December 2018 were included. Conclusion: Four key reasons for patient dropout were identified in the report: CR-programmes, logistical, intrapersonal, and clinical factors; patient's dropout was reduced because of CR's dropout; Conclusion based on this researchThe following four key areas for patient dropout were uncovered: CR-programmes, physiological, intrapersonal, and clinical factors may be useful in reducing patient drop-out from CR were identified in this research: new focus areas for health care The findings showed that CR boosts long-term work market attachments while health professionals emphasizing the benefits of the program and argues that CR improves long-term labor market attachment. In addition, health care professionals should promote patient education and tailor exercise to the individual patient's strengths.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fresc.2022.837174


Patient interest in mHealth as part of cardiac rehabilitation in Switzerland

We wanted to investigate patients'u2019 interest in mHealth as part of the outpatient cardiac rehabilitation and long-term aftercare, as well as the ability of sociodemographic and clinical patient characteristics in mHealth. METHODS A questionnaire was consecutively distributed to 2041 patients undergoing outpatient cardiac care at the University Hospital Bern between March 2013 and December 2018. Seventy-one percent of the responding patients favored cardiac rehabilitation as part of three weekly center-based sessions, while 72 percent preferred and 17 percent considered removing two out of the three centre-based sessions per week with mHealth. Smartphone ownership was the most significant indicator for patient interest in mHealth, but age was not directly linked to mHealth's interest for phase II and only modestly associated with phase III, according to the most common report on mHealth.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.4414/smw.2021.20510


Cardiac rehabilitation with intermittent myocardial ischaemia as a new therapeutic option in refractory angina?

Despite optimal medical care, a 72-year-old man per day suffered from a refractory angina sequence to a diffuse coronary artery disease. Myocardial ischaemia training with aerobic interval training could be a therapeutic option in refractory angina.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1002/ehf2.13335


The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cardiac rehabilitation of patients following acute coronary syndrome.

Cardiac rehabilitation increases cardiac prognosis and symptoms in cardiac patients. We wanted to investigate the effect of cardiac rehabilitation suspension during the COVID-19 pandemic on patients' fitness and metabolic characteristics. Results Prior to its suspension, a total of 281 patients participated in the cardiac rehabilitation program. In the pre-lockdown stress test, exercise capacity increased significantly relative to baseline. 48 patients returned to baseline values in the post-lockdown study, out of the 99 of patients with at least 10% increase in exercise capacity in the pre-lockdown assessment. A significant weight gain was recorded as well as an increase in visceral fat level and body fat percentage in the post-lockdown survey, as well as an increase in body fat level and body fat percentage. Conclusions Cardiac's suspension for four months as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a significant decrease in exercise capacity and increased body fat percentage, as well as increased waist and body fat percentage. These results show the importance of remote cardiac rehabilitation services that can continue uninterrupted in times of pandemic disease.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0276106


Cardiac Rehabilitation for Older Women with Heart Failure

Background: the role that sex plays in influencing cardiac rehabilitation outcomes remains a significant knowledge gap. Methods: We investigated sex differences in clinical and functional outcomes in 2345 older patients with heart disease who had admit to inpatient CR. The standardized mean difference in 6MWD change from admission to discharge between males and females was 0. 10 percent. Conclusion: Our findings show that older females with HF undergoing CR have improved prognosis and a similar increase in 6MWD as compared to male counterparts.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/jpm12121980


Effects of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Sleep Quality in Heart Disease Patients with and without Heart Failure

Previous studies showed that attending a cardiac rehabilitation program would improve sleep quality in cardiac patients, as well as pointing out the connection between heart disease and poor sleep quality. The primary aim of this study was to assess sleep quality in patients enrolled in a Multidisciplinary Cardiac Rehabilitation Service Program (MSP) as well as compare sleep quality among patients with and without heart disease. The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index score was used to assess sleep quality before and after the MRCP's completion. No differences in sleep quality were found when comparing patients with heart disease to those without.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192416675


Health Literacy Is Associated with Activities of Daily Living of Patients Participating in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Multicenter Clinical Study

Patients with cardiac disease's daily life tend to decline. According to a previous report, ADL is related to physical and cognitive functions related to health literacy activities. Patients who were involved in cardiac rehabilitation from October 2020 to December 2021 were included in this multicenter study, the Kobe-Cardiac Rehabilitation project for people around the World. To assess ADL at discharge, we used the 14-item Health Literacy Scale to assess HL and the Functional Independence Measure. Patients were classified into either the low HL group or the high HL group based on their HLS-14 score. We investigated the correlation between the HLS-14 and FIM scores. Low HL patients accounted for 51% of all patients and had significantly lower motor and cognitive FIM scores, as demonstrated by an earlier study. Functional HL conformed to the FIM scores better than those HL subclasses. Patients with low HL had significantly lower ADL than those with higher HL.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192416550


Efficacy and safety of digital therapeutics‐based cardiac rehabilitation in heart failure patients: a systematic review

Digital therapeutics is a new term that has been popular in recent years that refers to the use of evidence-based medical software tools by high-u2010 quality software applications to diagnose, monitor, or prevent a medical condition. This research aims to investigate the safety and effectiveness of digital therapeutics-based heart failure patients in heart failure patients and to provide new insight into a new cardiac rehabilitation scheme in the COVID u201019 period. The results of most studies showed that digital therapeuticsu2010-based cardiac rehabilitation greatly improves exercise capacity and quality of life in heart failure patients. Overall, although this report shows that digital therapeuticsu2010-based cardiac rehabilitation can be a useful intervention for heart failure patients during the COVID/u201019 period, this new model in routine clinical practice needs to be further validated in a large clinical trial.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1002/ehf2.14145

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