Cardiac rehabilitation in rural and remote areas of North Queensland: How well are we doing?

Cardiac rehabilitation in rural and remote areas of North Queensland: How well are we doing? Journal Article

Australian Journal of Rural Health

  • Author(s): Field, Patricia, Franklin, Richard C., Barker, Ruth, Ring, Ian, Leggat, Peter A.
  • Published: 2022
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • ISBN: 1038-5282

Abstract: Objective To address access to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) for people in R poorly defined referral pathways; lack of guidelines; inadequate understanding of holistic, multidisciplinary CR by health staff, community participants and leaders; limited centre-based CR services; lack of awareness, or acceptance of telephone support services. Conclusion To address barriers identified for CR in R&R areas, health care systems' revision, including development of referral pathways to local health professionals, CR guidelines and in-service education, is required to developing a model of care that focuses on self-management and education: Heart: Road to Health.

  • Urls: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajr.12861
  • Keywords: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people, cardiac rehabilitation, holistic, multidisciplinary, remote, rural, secondary prevention

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Field, Patricia, Franklin, Richard C., Barker, Ruth, Ring, Ian, Leggat, Peter A., 2022, Cardiac rehabilitation in rural and remote areas of North Queensland: How well are we doing?, Journal Article, viewed 03 July 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=29439.

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