Randal J Thomas

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term impact of an inpatient quality improvement initiative: results of the CABG-GAP Practice Improvement Project
    Randal J Thomas
    Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:212-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Attempts at changing dietary and exercise habits to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease: who's doing what in the community?
    Randal J Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prev Cardiol 5:102-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in the mortality burden associated with diabetes mellitus: a population-based study in Rochester, Minn, 1970-1994
    Randal J Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:445-51. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Positional change in blood pressure and 8-year risk of hypertension: the CARDIA Study
    Randal J Thomas
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:951-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators in cardiovascular care: the case for cardiac rehabilitation
    Randal J Thomas
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:249-56. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Use of functional aerobic capacity based on stress testing to predict outcomes in normal, overweight, and obese patients
    Muaz Abudiab
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1427-34. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of body mass index to detect obesity in patients with coronary artery disease
    Abel Romero-Corral
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Gonda 5 368, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Eur Heart J 28:2087-93. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of fruits, vegetables, and fat in Olmsted County, Minnesota
    Stephen W DeBoer
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:161-6. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of weight loss to predict body fatness improvement in cardiac rehabilitation patients
    Quinn R Pack
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:68-76. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Participation in cardiac rehabilitation and survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a community-based study
    Quinn R Pack
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 128:590-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term impact of an inpatient quality improvement initiative: results of the CABG-GAP Practice Improvement Project
    Randal J Thomas
    Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:212-9. 2013
    ..Little is known about this prevention gap and its solutions. We studied the short- and long-term impacts of a quality improvement (QI) project aimed at reducing this prevention gap...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attempts at changing dietary and exercise habits to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease: who's doing what in the community?
    Randal J Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prev Cardiol 5:102-8. 2002
    ..These results support the positive impact of health professional advice on dietary and exercise change in the population. Public health campaigns should be aimed at increasing the provision of such advice...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in the mortality burden associated with diabetes mellitus: a population-based study in Rochester, Minn, 1970-1994
    Randal J Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:445-51. 2003
    ..The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) has increased markedly in recent decades, but trends in the mortality burden associated with DM are unclear. Therefore, we analyzed population-based longitudinal data to address this issue...
  4. ncbi request reprint Positional change in blood pressure and 8-year risk of hypertension: the CARDIA Study
    Randal J Thomas
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:951-8. 2003
    ..To assess the relationship between positional blood pressure change and 8-year incidence of hypertension in a biracial cohort of young adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators in cardiovascular care: the case for cardiac rehabilitation
    Randal J Thomas
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:249-56. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Use of functional aerobic capacity based on stress testing to predict outcomes in normal, overweight, and obese patients
    Muaz Abudiab
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1427-34. 2013
    ..To determine the poorly studied relationship between functional aerobic capacity (FAC) as measured by treadmill stress testing and mortality in normal, overweight, and obese patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of body mass index to detect obesity in patients with coronary artery disease
    Abel Romero-Corral
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Gonda 5 368, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Eur Heart J 28:2087-93. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that these results are related to the poor diagnostic performance of BMI to detect adiposity, especially in the intermediate BMI ranges...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of fruits, vegetables, and fat in Olmsted County, Minnesota
    Stephen W DeBoer
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:161-6. 2003
    ..To assess self-reported dietary intake in the adult population of Olmsted County, Minnesota...
  9. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of weight loss to predict body fatness improvement in cardiac rehabilitation patients
    Quinn R Pack
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:68-76. 2013
    ..To determine the diagnostic performance of weight loss to identify fat mass loss in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients...
  10. doi request reprint Participation in cardiac rehabilitation and survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a community-based study
    Quinn R Pack
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 128:590-7. 2013
    ..Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is recommended for all patients after coronary artery bypass surgery, yet little is known about the long-term mortality effects of CR in this population...
  11. pmc Normal vascular function as a prerequisite for the absence of coronary calcification in patients free of cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Jing Li
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circ J 76:2705-10. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify the relationship between the absence of CAC and endothelial function in individuals without cardiovascular disease and diabetes...
  12. doi request reprint Predictive value of heart rate recovery and peak oxygen consumption for long-term mortality in patients with coronary heart disease
    Bilal Aijaz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1641-6. 2009
    ..An abnormal HR recovery identifies a subset of patients at intermediate risk despite a preserved peak VO(2)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of a lifestyle therapy program using cardiac rehabilitation resources on metabolic syndrome components
    Juan P Rodriguez-Escudero
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Drs Rodriguez Escudero, Somers, Thomas, Squires, Sochor, and Lopez Jimenez and Ms Heath and Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, International Clinic Research Center, St Anne s University Hospital Brno, Brno, Czech Republic Dr Sochor
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:360-70. 2013
    ..To assess the effect of a lifestyle therapy program using cardiac rehabilitation (CR) resources for patients at risk for metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Update in prevention of atherosclerotic heart disease: management of major cardiovascular risk factors
    Abel Romero-Corral
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Rev Invest Clin 58:237-44. 2006
    ..We also discuss obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as a recently identified cardiovascular risk factor, and provide a general overview about its pathophysiology and treatment...
  15. pmc Long-term medication adherence after myocardial infarction: experience of a community
    Nilay D Shah
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med 122:961.e7-13. 2009
    ..Adherence to evidence-based medications after myocardial infarction is associated with improved outcomes. However, long-term data on factors affecting medication adherence after myocardial infarction are lacking...
  16. doi request reprint Combined effect of cardiorespiratory fitness and adiposity on mortality in patients with coronary artery disease
    Kashish Goel
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am Heart J 161:590-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine the joint impact of fitness and adiposity measures on all-cause mortality in this subgroup...
  17. doi request reprint Prognostic importance of weight loss in patients with coronary heart disease regardless of initial body mass index
    Justo Sierra-Johnson
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:336-40. 2008
    ..Our aim was to determine whether patients with coronary heart disease who are participating in cardiac rehabilitation would have improved outcomes if they lost weight and whether this would depend on initial BMI...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary responses to exercise and its utility in patients with aortic stenosis
    Abhijeet Dhoble
    The Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1711-6. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the peak VO2 is significantly reduced in patients with aortic stenosis. Higher peak VO2 is independently associated with better survival in these patients irrespective of whether they undergo valve replacement. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-reported weight, weight goals, and weight control strategies of a midwestern population
    Thomas E Kottke
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:114-21. 2002
    ..To elicit from individuals in a population their current weight and height, weight goals, and weight control strategies to aid in design of effective interventions to prevent and treat obesity...
  20. ncbi request reprint CXCR4+ and FLK-1+ identify circulating cells associated with improved cardiac function in patients following myocardial infarction
    Rahul Suresh
    Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Cardiovasc Transl Res 6:787-97. 2013
    ..Thus, CD45(-)/CXCR4(+)/FLK-1(+) cells may provide a diagnostic tool to follow cardiac regenerative capacity and potentially serve as a prognostic marker in AMI. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of bodyweight with total mortality and with cardiovascular events in coronary artery disease: a systematic review of cohort studies
    Abel Romero-Corral
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Lancet 368:666-78. 2006
    ..We undertook a systematic review to determine the extent and nature of this association...
  22. doi request reprint Improving cardiac rehabilitation attendance and completion through quality improvement activities and a motivational program
    Quinn R Pack
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:153-9. 2013
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated that patients who attend more cardiac rehabilitation (CR) sessions have lower subsequent mortality rates than those who attend fewer sessions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Validity of cardiovascular risk prediction models in Latin America and among Hispanics in the United States of America: a systematic review
    Mery Cortés-Bergoderi
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 32:131-9. 2012
    ..To assess the use and validity of prediction models to estimate the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Latin America and among Hispanic populations in the United States of America...
  24. doi request reprint Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in early outpatient cardiac rehabilitation: feasibility and results
    Fatima H Sert-Kuniyoshi
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Sleep Med 12:924-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility and efficacy of implementing a screening program for OSA in early outpatient cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and to estimate the risk for OSA in this population...
  25. doi request reprint Relationships between leptin and C-reactive protein with cardiovascular disease in the adult general population
    Abel Romero-Corral
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:418-25. 2008
    ..Both leptin and CRP are predictors of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the interactions between leptin and CRP, and their association with CVD, remain unclear. We therefore studied them in a large, multiethnic population...
  26. pmc Participation in cardiac rehabilitation, readmissions, and death after acute myocardial infarction
    Shannon M Dunlay
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:538-46. 2014
    ..Participation in cardiac rehabilitation has been shown to decrease mortality after acute myocardial infarction, but its impact on readmissions requires examination...
  27. ncbi request reprint Exercise DVD improves exercise expectations in cardiovascular outpatients
    Kristin S Vickers
    Section of Patient Education Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:305-17. 2011
    ..To assess impact of exercise education intervention on exercise frequency and attitudes...
  28. doi request reprint Availability and characteristics of cardiovascular rehabilitation programs in South America
    Mery Cortés-Bergoderi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:33-41. 2013
    ..This study was carried out to assess the characteristics and current level of CR program implementation in South America...
  29. pmc Comparison of the effect of the metabolic syndrome and multiple traditional cardiovascular risk factors on vascular function
    Jing Li
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 87:968-75. 2012
    ..To assess the effect of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) on endothelial function and compare these findings to those in individuals with a similar burden of traditional cardiovascular (CV) risk factors (≥ 3) without MetS...
  30. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality with multiple treadmill exercise test abnormalities: comparison between patients with and without cardiovascular disease
    Bilal Aijaz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 156:783-9. 2008
    ..The combined relationship of these 3 variables to determine the incremental increase in mortality was compared in groups with and without known cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  31. doi request reprint Predicting patient expectations about survival following cardiac events
    Lisa A Howell
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:800-6. 2013
    ..To assess modifiable cognitive and behavioral factors following cardiac events and their association to patients' 3-month survival expectations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Influence of preoperative lipid-lowering therapy on postoperative outcome in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Brian D Powell
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:785-9. 2007
    ..However, patient risk factors and other cardioprotective medication use associated with the use of preoperative lipid-lowering therapy appear to explain the association with improved survival...
  33. pmc Rates of enrollment for men and women referred to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation
    Melisa N Weingarten
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:217-22. 2011
    ..Fewer women participate in CR than men. It is unclear whether women referred to CR enroll at the same rate as men. The purpose of this study was to compare enrollment rates of men and women who were referred to CR...
  34. doi request reprint Association of body weight with total mortality and with ICD shocks among survivors of ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 77:351-5. 2008
    ..Studies have shown an association between obesity and total mortality among people with and without coronary artery disease. This study reviews outcomes among obese survivors of ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  35. doi request reprint Prevalence of musculoskeletal and balance disorders in patients enrolled in phase II cardiac rehabilitation
    Kashish Goel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:235-9. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal, neurological, and balance problems in patients enrolled in early outpatient (phase II) cardiac rehabilitation...
  36. doi request reprint Impact of cardiac rehabilitation on mortality and cardiovascular events after percutaneous coronary intervention in the community
    Kashish Goel
    Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Circulation 123:2344-52. 2011
    ..Although numerous studies have reported that cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is associated with reduced mortality after myocardial infarction, less is known about its association with mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention...
  37. pmc Cardiovascular risk after bariatric surgery for obesity
    John A Batsis
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:930-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, bariatric surgery predicts long-term decreases in CV risk in obese patients...
  38. doi request reprint Current status of cardiac rehabilitation in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Yoel Korenfeld
    Cardiovascular Division, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 158:480-7. 2009
    ..Advanced resources for the diagnosis and treatment of CAD are available in most of the region. However, preventive approaches such as cardiovascular rehabilitation programs (CVRP) may not be widely implemented...
  39. doi request reprint Safety of symptom-limited cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with aortic stenosis
    Abhijeet Dhoble
    Cardiopulmonary Exercise Laboratory, Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Med 125:704-8. 2012
    ..There are no published data on the safety of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with aortic stenosis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Is exercise training safe and beneficial in patients receiving left ventricular assist device therapy?
    Osama Alsara
    Department of Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing Dr Alsara Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Drs Perez Terzic, Squires, and Thomas and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Dr Perez Terzic, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Drs Dandamudi and Miranda, and Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery Dr Park, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 34:233-40. 2014
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  41. ncbi request reprint Reliability of abstracting performance measures: results of the cardiac rehabilitation referral and reliability (CR3) project
    Randal J Thomas
    Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota Drs Thomas and Pack and Mr Lahr American College of Cardiology Foundation Mr Chiu and Ms Shahriary and American Heart Association Mr Chiu, Washington, District of Columbia Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora Dr Goff Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, New York Drs King and Lichtman GRQ, LLC, Vienna, Virginia Ms Lui and Columbia University, New York, New York Dr King
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 34:172-9. 2014
    ..To help validate these PMs, we carried out a multicenter assessment of their reliability...
  42. doi request reprint Long-term disease management of patients with coronary disease by cardiac rehabilitation program staff
    Ray W Squires
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:180-6; quiz 187-8. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and clinical benefits of a 3-year disease-management program in the setting of an outpatient CR facility...
  43. pmc Impact of ezetimibe on atherosclerosis: is the jury still out?
    Firas J Al Badarin
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:353-61. 2009
    ..Use of ezetimibe as a second- or third-line agent to achieve low-density lipoprotein cholesterol treatment goals seems appropriate on the basis of the available evidence...
  44. ncbi request reprint Action on obesity: report of a mayo clinic national summit
    Aynsley M Smith
    Sports Medicine Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:527-32. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Incorporating Patients With Chronic Heart Failure Into Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation: PRACTICAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EXERCISE AND SELF-CARE COUNSELING-A CLINICAL REVIEW
    Steven J Keteyian
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan Dr Keteyian Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Drs Squires and Thomas and University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont Dr Ades
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 34:223-32. 2014
    ..This article provides a framework by which CR programs can incorporate disease-specific services for patients with CHF who participate in CR...
  46. ncbi request reprint CardioVision 2020: program acceptance and progress after 4 years
    Thomas E Kottke
    The Heart Center, Regions Hospital, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:137-43. 2006
    ..To report program acceptance and progress after 4 years of a heart disease prevention program...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention programs: a raft for the rapids: why have we missed the boat?
    Randal J Thomas
    Circulation 116:1644-6. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services endorsed by the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Phy
    Randal J Thomas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1400-33. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services
    Randal J Thomas
    Circulation 116:1611-42. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Rate and adequacy of cholesterol screening in patients admitted to a large rehabilitation unit after stroke
    Mark D Bogar
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Associates, Austin, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:69-72. 2005
    ..To assess cholesterol screening and intervention among patients admitted with acute ischemic stroke to an inpatient rehabilitation unit...
  51. ncbi request reprint AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services
    Randal J Thomas
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:260-90. 2007