The importance of cardiac rehabilitation

Expert/s: Ann Kirkness

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In this episode:

  • The wide-ranging benefits gained from cardiac rehabilitation, which provides education, personalised exercise programs and peer support to all patients following any cardiac event
  • How GPs are way too busy to address all the issues after a patient’s life changing cardiac event, and how we ought to recommend a patient’s enrolment to this currently under-utilised service and resource

Guest: Ann Kirkness, Clinical Nurse Consultant

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 25 mins

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Last Updated: 11 Nov, 2022

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