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Canadian Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention:

Translating Knowledge into Action
3rd Edition

A comprehensive, evidence-based resource for cardiovascular chronic disease care written for clinical, program, educational and research settings.

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The overall objective of these evidence-informed Guidelines is to improve the clinical practice of Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) through knowledge translation, knowledge transfer, and the professional development of health care professionals working in the field of CR, cardiology and chronic disease. This is the only resource needed for clinical and management areas of cardiac rehabilitation and chronic disease management.

Guidelines for the clinical practice of those with cardiovascular or chronic diseases. Includes guidelines for the treatment of lipids, hypertension, smoking cessation, diabetes, physical activity, stroke, CHF, as well as nutrition, stress testing, exercise prescription, psychological services, program management, in-and-out-patient services and much more. There is an all new section on performance measures. Enhanced information on returning to work, special populations, basic science, epidemiology, chronic diseases/co-morbidities, future research needs, and attaining a consistent standard of care. A MUST for newer cardiac rehabilitiation programs.

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Combination Version (BEST VALUE!):
CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed Combo Version $109.95 $159.95
Book Versions:
CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed - Book Version $79.95 $109.95
CACPR Student Rate Guidelines 3rd Ed Book & CACPR Membership $75.00 $75.00
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(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 1: Introduction: Translating Clinical Knowledge into Clinical Actions. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 4: The Principles of Chronic Disease Care. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 5: Cardiac Rehabilitation as Chronic Disease Care. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 6: Behavioural and Psychosocial Issues in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Rehabilitation. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 7: Return to Work. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 8: Nutrition and Diet Therapy. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 9: Health Behaviour Interventions and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor Modification. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 10: Risk Stratification, Exercise Prescription, and Program Safety. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 11: Program Models for Cardiac Rehabilitation. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 12: Program Administration and Human Resources. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 13: Information Management, Quality Metrics, Performance Measures and Outcomes Assessment. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 14: Special Populations. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 15: Research Opportunities in Cardiac Rehabilitation. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 16: The Future of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Chronic Cardiovascular Disease Care. $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 2: The Burden of Cardiovascular Disease in Canada $14.95 $19.95
(PDF) CACPR Guidelines 3rd Ed.-Chapter 3: The Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis and Cardiovascular Disease $14.95 $19.95
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