The Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention at 40 yr and Its Role in Promoting Preventive Cardiology: Part 2

J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2020 Jul;40(4):209-214. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000523.


Aggressive risk factor modification, including smoking cessation, blood pressure management, and more intensive efforts to control hyperlipidemia, as well as stress management training, are associated with improved cardiovascular outcomes and impressive mortality reductions. This commentary addresses these topics, with specific reference to lifestyle modification and complementary cardioprotective medications.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation / methods*
  • Cardiology / methods*
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Health Promotion / methods
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Lung Diseases / rehabilitation*
  • Periodicals as Topic*
  • Risk Factors