Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation

What is Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation?

It is a branch of rehabilitation medicine or physical therapy dealing with optimizing physical function in patients with cardiac disease.

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My husband has quadruple bypass surgery 2 weeks ago. Our insurance does not cover cardiac rehab and he needs some kind of exercise plan. He is 60...

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post discharge of patient
for the first week he should be walking around in the house ....donot over stress just try to ambulate your body
for the...

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My mother is 69 years old and is an insulin dependant diabetic and is noted as a category 4 in heart failure. She needs surgery to replace aorta,...

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Hello! Thank you for writing. I understand your concern. In this case it is better to get a personalised diet by a clinical nutritionist. So the...

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Is it normal to have elevated AST (98) and ALT (153) levels in blood test (of 66 year old male who had triple coronary bypass surgery 2 months...

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other liver function tests u didn't mention here normally this levels can be raised in some other conditions also and with age liver function may...

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My mother is 69 years old and is an insulin dependant diabetic and is noted as a category 4 in heart failure. She needs surgery to replace aorta,...

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My husband has quadruple bypass surgery 2 weeks ago. Our insurance does not cover cardiac rehab and he needs some kind of exercise plan. He is 60...

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Is it normal to have elevated AST (98) and ALT (153) levels in blood test (of 66 year old male who had triple coronary bypass surgery 2 months...

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My dad just had quadruple bypass surgery and I wanted know what questions do we ask the doctors after this serious procedure? Also, at first they...

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