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Cardiac Rehabilitation (Contemporary Cardiology) by William Kraus, Steven Keteyian

By William Kraus, Steven Keteyian

This quantity serves as a handbook to prone concerning the multidisciplinary nature of cardiac rehabilitation within the present period, the present country of cardiac rehabilitation, and the problems proposing to present CR courses. It includes theoretical, useful, and updated cardiac rehabilitation details, together with the recent heart for Medicare and Medicaid providers (CMS) guidance for compensation. The e-book bargains assorted, finished chapters, from nutrients to programmatic concerns. It serves as an ideal source for workers and administrators which are new to cardiac rehabilitation or desire to commence a software.

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Typical duration of a VLCD is 12–24 weeks. However, longer durations are common in the morbidly obese as long as medical supervision is maintained. Although VLCDs were associated with a number of arrhythmic cardiac deaths in the late 1970s, increases in protein and micronutrients and careful medical monitoring have essentially eliminated such risk. The VLCD is easily implemented, effective for achieving significant short-term weight loss of up to 20% at 6 months, and very safe if implemented and followed by a trained dietitian and exercise physiologist, as commonly employed in a cardiac rehabilitation program.

If you want to lose 10–25 lbs, then add 0. _____ c. If you want to lose greater than 25 lbs, subtract 500. d. If you weigh 350 lbs or more, subtract 1000. e. If you want to gain weight, add 1000. Step 3: Add the calories from steps 1 and 2. This is your estimated calorie needs per day _____calories per day Above calorie levels are based on person engaging in approximately 30 min of exercise 3–5 days/week. 22 G. Erb and J. Pruitt Daily Fat Gram Budget Chart Maximum daily total fat gram budget Calorie needs 1300 1400 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2600 2800 3000 Maximum daily saturated fat gram budget 40 43 48 51 58 66 73 79 87 95 10 11 12 14 16 17 19 20 22 23 Taking into account the calories from fat and the recommendations for following a diet pattern rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains, the following are suggested meal plans for healthy living.

When possible, weight-bearing exercise should be performed to maximize caloric expenditure. Once a patient establishes a regular aerobic exercise routine, a resistance-training program may be implemented. These programs, as presented later, provide a stimulus to preserve or increase fat-free mass, improve muscular strength and power, possibly enhance fat mass loss, and may ameliorate declines in RMR (10). When prescribing exercise, in addition to type of exercise one is concerned with the intensity, duration, and frequency of the program.

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