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The physical and psychosocial benefits of centre-based cardiac rehabilitation programmes are well established.1 ,2 Unfortunately, only one-third of individuals referred participate, and only one-third of participants continue to attend after 6 months.3 Barriers to participation in and adherence to centre-based cardiac rehabilitation programmes include issues surrounding family responsibilities, employment, social support, self-esteem, geographical distance, transportation and parking.3,–,6
The systematic review by Dalal and colleagues suggests that home-based cardiac rehabilitation programmes are as effective as centre-based programmes in improving …
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