• Availability and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: How does it compare globally? 

      Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Pesah, Ella; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Afaneh, Jasser; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      This study aimed to (1) confirm cardiac rehabilitation (CR) availability, (2) establish CR density and unmet need, as well as (3) the nature of programs in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR), and (4) compare these (a) ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Availability and Density around the Globe. 

      Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Pesah, Ella; Ding, Rongjing; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      Despite the epidemic of cardiovascular disease and the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR), availability is known to be insufficient, although this is not quantified. This study ascertained CR availability, volumes and ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation delivery in low/middle-income countries. 

      Pesah, Ella; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Britto, Raquel; ... more authors ( BMJ Publishing Group , 2019 , Article)
      Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) availability, programme characteristics and barriers are not well-known in low/middle-income countries (LMICs). In this study, they were compared with high-income countries (HICs) and by CR ...
    • Cardiovascular disease in the Eastern Mediterranean region: epidemiology and risk factor burden 

      Turk-Adawi, Karam; Sarrafzadegan, Nizal; Fadhil, Ibtihal; Taubert, Kathryn; Sadeghi, Masoumeh; ... more authors ( Nature Publishing Group , 2017 , Article Review)
      The Eastern Mediterranean region (EMR) comprises 22 countries or territories spanning from Morocco in the west to Pakistan in the east, and contains a population of almost 600 million people. Like many other developing ...
    • Development of the International Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry Including Variable Selection and Definition Process 

      Chowdhury, Mohiul I.; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Babu, Abraham Samuel; Ghisi, Gabriela Lime de Melo; Seron, Pamela; ... more authors ( Ubiquity Press , 2022 , Article)
      Introduction: The International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) is developing a registry (ICRR) specifically for low-resource settings, where the burden of cardiovascular diseases is greatest ...
    • Nature of Cardiac Rehabilitation Around the Globe. 

      Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Pesah, Ella; Ding, Rongjing; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a clinically-effective but complex model of care. The purpose of this study was to characterize the nature of CR programs around the world, in relation to guideline recommendations, and compare ...
    • Women-Only Cardiac Rehabilitation Delivery Around the World 

      Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Adawi, Anfal; Sadeghi, Masoumeh; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article  &   Conference Proceedings)
      Background: Women utilize cardiac rehabilitation (CR) significantly less than men. Gender-tailored CR improves adherence and mental health outcomes when compared to traditional programs. This study ascertained the ...
    • Women-Only Cardiac Rehabilitation Delivery Around the World. 

      Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Adawi, Anfal; Sadeghi, Masoumeh; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      Women utilise cardiac rehabilitation (CR) significantly less than men. Gender-tailored CR improves adherence and mental health outcomes when compared to traditional programs. This study ascertained the availability of ...