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Classification of American College of Physicians for Risk During Cardiac Rehabilitation

Purpose:

To classify the risk of a patient with heart disease undergoing cardiac rehabilitation.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Cardiology

Objective:

risk factors, response to therapy

ICD-10:

I51.9

Description:

Exercise is an important part of rehabilitation in a patient with cardiovascular disease. The American College of Physicians (ACP) described risk categories for these patients which can help guide how much exercise is allowed and how it will be monitored.

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