Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Rehabilitation Research and Practice
Volume 2010, Article ID 541741, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/541741
Clinical Study

Association between Participation in Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation and Self-Reported Receipt of Lifestyle Advice from a Healthcare Provider: Results of a Population-Based Cross-Sectional Survey

1School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
2Centre for Health Research & Psycho-oncology (CHeRP), The Cancer Council NSW, and Hunter Medical Research Institute, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia

Received 21 July 2010; Revised 1 October 2010; Accepted 5 November 2010

Academic Editor: Heather M. Arthur

Copyright © 2010 Natalie A. Johnson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. D. Lloyd-Jones, R. J. Adams, T. M. Brown et al., “Heart disease and stroke statistics—2010 update: a report from the American Heart Association,” Circulation, vol. 121, no. 7, pp. e46–e215, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  2. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australia’s Health 2010, Australia’s Health Series no.12. Cat. no. AUS 122, AIHW, Canberra, Australia, 2010.
  3. S. Allender, P. Scharbotough, V. Peto et al., European Cardiovascular Disease Statistics, British Heart Foundation, London, UK, 2008 edition, 2008.
  4. J. A. Iestra, D. Kromhout, Y. T. van der Schouw, D. E. Grobbee, H. C. Boshuizen, and W. A. van Staveren, “Effect size estimates of lifestyle and dietary changes on all-cause mortality in coronary artery disease patients: a systematic review,” Circulation, vol. 112, no. 6, pp. 924–934, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  5. Acute Coronary Syndrome Guidelines Working Group, “Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes 2006,” Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 184, pp. S1–S29, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  6. N. K. Wenger, “Current status of cardiac rehabilitation,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 51, no. 17, pp. 1619–1631, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  7. National Heart Foundation of Australia & Australian Cardiac Rehabilitation Association, Recommended Framework for Cardiac Rehabilitation ’04, National Heart Foundation, Sydney, Australia, 2004.
  8. A. J. Goble and M. U. C. Worcester, Best Practice Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia, 1999.
  9. World Health Organisation, “Report of expert committee on rehabilitation after cardiovascular disease,” Tech. Rep. 831, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, 1993. View at Google Scholar
  10. N. A. Johnson, K. J. Inder, and S. J. Bowe, “Trends in referral to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation in the Hunter Region of Australia, 2002–2007,” European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 77–82, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  11. I. A. Scott, K. A. Lindsay, and H. E. Harden, “Utilisation of outpatient cardiac rehabilitation in Queensland,” Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 179, no. 7, pp. 341–345, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. S. Bunker, H. McBurney, H. Cox, and M. Jelinek, “Identifying participation rates at outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programs in Victoria, Australia,” Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 334–338, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. K. Kotseva, D. Wood, G. de Backer et al., “EUROASPIRE III: a survey on the lifestyle, risk factors and use of cardioprotective drug therapies in coronary patients from 22 European countries,” European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 121–137, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  14. F. D. R. Hobbs and L. Erhardt, “Acceptance of guideline recommendations and perceived implementation of coronary heart disease prevention among primary care physicians in five European countries: the Reassessing European Attitutudes about Cardiovascular Treatment (REACT) survey,” Family Practice, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 596–604, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  15. B. J. Smith, H. P. van der Ploeg, L. M. Buffart, and A. E. Bauman, “Encouraging physical activity: five steps for GPs,” Australian Family Physician, vol. 37, no. 1-2, pp. 24–28, 2008. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. S. A. Flocke and K. C. Stange, “Direct observation and patient recall of health behavior advice,” Preventive Medicine, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 343–349, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  17. Hunter Valley Research Foundation, Newcastle and the Hunter Region eBook, Hunter Valley Research Foundation, Newcastle, UK, 38th edition, 2008, http://www.hvrf.com.au/download-publications/newcastle-and-the-hunter-region-ebook.
  18. D. W. Hosmer and S. Lemeshow, Applied Logistic Regression, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, USA, 1989.
  19. M. Lainščak, J. G. F. Cleland, M. J. Lenzen et al., “Recall of lifestyle advice in patients recently hospitalised with heart failure: a EuroHeart Failure Survey analysis,” European Journal of Heart Failure, vol. 9, no. 11, pp. 1095–1103, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  20. N. Johnson, J. Fisher, A. Nagle, K. Inder, and J. Wiggers, “Factors associated with referral to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation services,” Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 165–170, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. M. J. Mazzini, G. R. Stevens, D. Whalen, A. Ozonoff, and G. J. Balady, “Effect of an American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Program-based clinical pathway on referral and enrolment into cardiac rehabilitation after acute myocardial infarction,” American Journal of Cardiology, vol. 101, no. 8, pp. 1084–1087, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  22. N. A. Johnson, K. J. Inder, A. L. Nagle, and J. H. Wiggers, “Secondary prevention among cardiac patients not referred to cardiac rehabilitation,” Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 190, no. 3, article 161, 2009. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. M. J. Vale, M. V. Jelinek, J. D. Best et al., “Coaching patients On Achieving Cardiovascular Health (COACH): a multicenter randomized trial in patients with coronary heart disease,” Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 163, no. 22, pp. 2775–2783, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  24. Australian Government, Department of Health and Ageing. Chronic Disease Management Medicare Items, 2010, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/mbsprimarycare-chronicdiseasemanagement.
  25. C. Silagy, J. Muir, M. Coulter, M. Thorogood, P. Yudkin, and L. Roe, “Lifestyle advice in general practice: rates recalled by patients,” British Medical Journal, vol. 305, no. 6858, pp. 871–874, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. S. L. Grace, S. Gravely-Witte, J. Brual et al., “Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation referral: a prospective multilevel study,” Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine, vol. 5, no. 10, pp. 653–662, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  27. K. J. M. Janssen, A. R. T. Donders, F. E. Harrell et al., “Missing covariate data in medical research: to impute is better than toignore,” Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 721–727, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus