NANETTE K. WENGER, M.D.
"Rehabilitation . . . tends to be uneven and no firm policy has been adopted," "a tendency for some . . . patients to be unduly restricted for too long following myocardial infarction," and "cardiac rehabilitation is important and needs further work and research" equally well describe the status of rehabilitation for the cardiac patient, particularly the patient after myocardial infarction, in both the United Kingdom and the United States. Indeed, there is amazing congruence between the report of the Joint Working Party of the Royal College of Physicians of London and the British Cardiac Society, "Cardiac Rehabilitation 1975" (J
WENGER NK. Cardiac Rehabilitation: The United Kingdom and the United States. Ann Intern Med. ;84:214–216. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-2-214
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(2):214-216.
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