Program description: physical therapy in a heart failure clinic

Ann Knocke
Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal 2012, 23 (3): 46-8
Aerobic exercise and resistance training have been proven to be beneficial for patients with heart failure. Current reimbursement guidelines exclude these patients from our traditional cardiac rehabilitation program, so at Newton Wellesley Hospital a clinic model was developed for the disease management and exercise of heart failure patients.

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