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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for BRUM study

From: Home-based versus hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation after myocardial infarction or revascularisation: design and rationale of the Birmingham Rehabilitation Uptake Maximisation Study (BRUM): a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN72884263]

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria (applied by a cardiologist)
Diagnosis within previous 3 months of a first or subsequent myocardial infarction (MI) Case-note reported dementia
Diagnosis within previous 3 months of a first or subsequent percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) Unstable angina
Diagnosis within previous 3 months of a first or subsequent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) Cardiac arrhythmias
English or Punjabi speakers Severe heart failure
  Sight defects of sufficient severity to prevent the reading of the Heart Manual
  Severe hearing impairment