Marc A. Silver, MD
Silver MA. Exercise and Heart Failure. Ann Intern Med. 1997;127:1139-1140. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-127-12-199712150-00047
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1997;127(12):1139-1140.
Balady GJ, Pina IL; eds. 354 pages. Armonk, NY: Futura; 1997. $75.00. ISBN 0879936673. Order phone 800-877-8761.
Field of medicine: Cardiology, exercise physiology, and cardiac rehabilitation.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: Cardiologists, internists, and cardiac rehabilitation specialists.
Purpose: To review the clinical problem of heart failure, the prognostic importance of exercise intolerance, and the role of exercise training.
Content: The book emphasizes the scope of the heart failure problem, the prognostic importance of effort intolerance, other therapeutic approaches to heart failure, and the use of exercise training as a safe and effective therapeutic adjunct for patients with heart failure. Also included are chapters on patients who have undergone heart transplantation.
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