Scientific Sessions

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention

Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation: Cardiac rehabilitation defined as exercise training, education and emotional support about lifestyle changes to decrease heart disease risk, like healthy eating and healthy dieting, maintaining a healthy weight and quitting smoking.

The Four Phases of Cardiac Rehabilitation;

  • The Acute Phase of Cardiac Rehabilitation.
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Program.
  • Independent Ongoing Maintenance.

Cardiopulmonary Disease prevention: Cardiopulmonary Disease prevention defines as the prevention of lungs and heart diseases. Some of the following controllable risk factors for heart disease:

  • High cholesterol (low HDL)
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Smoking (with a current plan to quit)
  • Diabetes