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Exercise and PH: The Risks and the Benefits
April 8, 2010
Join PH Professional Network's (formerly PH Resource Network) Barbara Smithson, RN, MSN, for a presentation on how exercise affects the body and the specific limitations that go hand in hand with having PH. Barbara discusses the risks and benefits associated with exercise by highlighting a research study that measured the effects of exercise in PH patients. Barbara answered participants' questions following her presentation.
PHA's 2009-2010 monthly e-Learning Events series was made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer Inc.
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Barbara Smithson, RN, MSN
Barbara is the Research Nurse Coordinator at the Pulmonary Hypertension Center at Rhode Island Hospital. She has been a research nurse coordinator for the PH Clinic since 2003. She received her nursing degree in 1977 and graduate degree in 2009. She currently is a speaker for many groups on PH.
Exercise and PH: The Risks and the Benefits (PDF)