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A WHO Expert Committee on Rehabilitation of Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases met in July of 1963 and this report summarizes their views. Some of the participants were from medically sophisticated nations and some were from developing nations. Consequently, their report is not only well thought out but also extremely practical. Its recommendations are written for those nations with a basic agricultural economy and also for nations who are far along in the uses of automation.
The theme of the report is that "Rehabilitation is an integral part of the total medical treatment of the sufferer from a disease, who should
Rehabilitation of Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. ;61:374. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-2-374_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(2):374.
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