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Cardiac rehabilitation

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Last updated:1st Jul 2017
Cardiac rehabilitation - Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations and best practice guidance on the management of patients referred for cardiac rehabilitation. It provides recommendations on assessment, health behaviour-change techniques, lifestyle risk factor management, psychosocial health, vocational rehabilitation and medical risk management.

This guideline will be of interest to cardiologists and physicians, dietitians, exercise professionals, general practitioners, health service managers, primary and secondary care nurses, patients, pharmacists, physiotherapists, psychologists, public health staff, specialist nurses, third sector organisations and other healthcare professionals working with patients with cardiac disease.


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