• A Review of Cardiac Rehabilitation Delivery Around the World 

      Pesah, Ella; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Grace, Sherry L. ( W.B. Saunders , 2017 , Article Review)
      Herein, 28 publications describing cardiac rehabilitation (CR) delivery in 50 of the 113 countries globally suspected to deliver it are reviewed, to characterize the nature of services. Government funding was the main ...
    • 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 characteristics in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Global Comparison 

      Chacin-Suarez, Audry; Grace, Sherry L; Anchique-Santos, Claudia; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      This study aimed to establish availability and characteristics of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), where cardiovascular disease is highly prevalent. In this cross-sectional sub-analysis ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Brazil: a comparison to other upper middle-income countries. 

      Britto, Raquel Rodrigues; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Chaves, Gabriela Suéllen da Silva; Pesah, Ella; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      Brazil has insufficient cardiac rehabilitation capacity, yet density and regional variation in unmet need is unknown. Moreover, South America has CR guidelines, but whether delivery conforms has not been described. This ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Availability and Delivery in Canada: How Does It Compare With Other High-Income Countries? 

      Tran, Michelle; Pesah, Ella; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez Jimenez, Francisco; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
      Canada has insufficient cardiac rehabilitation (CR) capacity, yet unmet need is unknown. Moreover, Canada has CR guidelines, but whether delivery conforms has not been characterized by province/territory. This study aimed ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Europe: How does it differ by region and compare with other high-income countries?: Endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology. 

      Abreu, Ana; Pesah, Ella; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Bjarnason-Wehrens, Birna; ... more authors ( SAGE Publications , 2019 , Article)
      The aims of this study were to establish cardiac rehabilitation availability and density, as well as the nature of programmes, and to compare these by European region (geoscheme) and with other high-income countries. 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 Africa 

      Heine, Martin; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Derman, Wayne; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; ... more authors ( Clinics Cardive , 2019 , Article)
      As of 2011, the leading cause of premature mortality in Africa is non-communicable rather than communicable disease (HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis). The burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and cardiovascular disease (CVD) ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Dose Around the World: Variation and Correlates. 

      Chaves, Gabriela; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Santiago de Araújo Pio, Carolina; Abu-Jeish, Abdel-Hadi; ... more authors ( American Heart Association , 2020 , Article)
      Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is recommended in clinical practice guidelines, but dose prescribed varies highly by country. This study characterized the dose offered in supervised CR programs and alternative models worldwide ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Models around the Globe. 

      Lima de Melo Ghisi, Gabriela; Pesah, Ella; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez Jimenez, Francisco; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2018 , Article)
      Alternative models of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) delivery, such as home or community-based programs, have been developed to overcome underutilization. However, their availability and characteristics have never been assessed ...
    • Funding sources and costs to deliver cardiac rehabilitation around the globe: Drivers and barriers. 

      Moghei, Mahshid; Pesah, Ella; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Jimenez, Francisco Lopez; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
      Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) reach is minimal globally, primarily due to financial factors. This study characterized CR funding sources, cost to patients to participate, cost to programs to serve patients, and the drivers ...
    • Nature and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation in New Zealand: Are services equitable to other high-income countries? 

      Roxburgh, Brendon H; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Benatar, Jocelyne R; Jimenez, Francisco Lopez; ... more authors ( New Zealand Medical Association , 2019 , Article)
      Aims: To compare the nature and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) services within New Zealand by island (North vs South; NI, SI), and to other high-income countries (HICs). Methods: In this cross-sectional study, ...
    • 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 ...