Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
How effective is exercise in reducing cardiovascular disease?

Bottom Line:
In patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD)^ exercise may reduce the risk of dying from CVD for one in 32 people at 48 months and heart failure admissions for one in 14 heart failure patients at 27 months. It is cost effective and improves quality of life.


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Publication Date: 2015-8-31
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 15:48:05