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CRIB--the use of cardiac rehabilitation services to aid the recovery of patients with bowel cancer: a pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) with embedded feasibility study

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  • Julie Munro
  • Richard Adams
  • Anna Campbell
  • Sandra Campbell
  • Cam Donaldson
  • Jon Godwin
  • Sally Haw
  • Lisa Kidd
  • Chrissie Lane
  • Stephen J Leslie
  • Helen Mason
  • Nanette Mutrie
  • Ronan O'Carroll
  • Cara Taylor
  • Shaun Treweek
  • Angus Watson
  • Gill Hubbard

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    Rights statement: ©Munro, J., Adams, R., Campbell, A., Campbell, S., Donaldson, C., Godwin, J., ... Hubbard, G. (2014). CRIB--the use of cardiac rehabilitation services to aid the recovery of patients with bowel cancer: a pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) with embedded feasibility study. BMJ Open, 4(2), e004684. 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004684

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e004684
JournalBMJ Open
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Abstract

Patients with colorectal cancer report ongoing physical and psychological impairments and a high proportion of these patients are overweight, insufficiently active and high-risk drinkers, putting them at risk of poor recovery and risk of recurrence and comorbidities. A challenge is implementing sustainable and effective rehabilitation as part of routine care for this group.

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