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Twenty-five years ago, Dr. Herman Hellerstein instituted the systematic approach of what is now termed "cardiac rehabilitation." Although the science that would support that the heart is rehabilitated is, at best, "soft," the concept is now clearly established; there is even a journal devoted to cardiac rehabilitation. The newer editions of major textbooks of cardiovascular medicine contain separate chapters on rehabilitation of patients with heart disease, and justifiably so.
In providing a comprehensive overview of the subject, Dr. Peterson has limited himself to the pertinent aspects of rehabilitation, rather than attempting to edit a text-book of cardiology. His rehabilitation center
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Cardiovascular Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Approach.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:415–416. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-3-415_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(3):415-416.
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