Table 2

Components of hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation in the different hospitals

Initial rehabilitationPhysical exerciseHealth educationSmoking cessationDietary adviceRisk and clinical evaluation and rehabilitation
Aarhus University HospitalIndividually
Rehabilitation nurse 60 min and with cardiologist 45 min
Group-based (12 patients)
24 sessions, each 75 min
Physiotherapist
Individually
1–3 sessions, each 30 min
Rehabilitation nurse
Individually
1–3 sessions, each 30 min—included in health education
Rehabilitation nurse
Individually
2 sessions, 75 min and 25 min
Dietitian
Individually
Nurse 30 min, cardiologist 30 min
Viborg Regional HospitalIndividually
Rehabilitation nurse 45 min and cardiologist 30 min
Group-based (10 patients)
16 sessions, each 60 min
Nurse and physiotherapist
Group-based (20 patients)
7 sessions, each 45 min
Rehabilitation nurse
Individually
3 sessions, each 15 min
Nurse
Group-based (20 patients)
1 session, 45 min
Nurse
Individually
Nurse 30 min and cardiologist 15 min
Silkeborg Regional HospitalIndividually
Rehabilitation nurse 60 min
Cardiologist available
Group-based (10 patients)
24 sessions, each 60 min
Physiotherapist
Group-based (8 patients)
3 sessions, each 90 min
Nurse
Individually
3 sessions, each 30 min
Nurse
Group-based (8 patients)
1 session, 45 min
Dietitian
Individually
Nurse 30 min and cardiologist 15 min