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Table 2 Exclusion criteria for patients from specialized palliative care ward (n = 105)

From: Implementing a home-based exercise program for patients with advanced, incurable diseases after discharge and their caregivers: lessons we have learned

  No: n (%) Yes: n (%) Total n (%)a
Neurological or orthopedic diseasesb 75 (71) 30 (29) 105 (100)
Osseous metastases 93 (89) 12 (11) 105 (100)
Heart diseases: NYHA III–IV 92 (88) 12 (11) 104 (99)
Hypertensive emergency last 12 months 101 (96) 4 (4) 105 (100)
Bleeding tendency 94 (90) 10 (9) 104 (99)
Dyspnea during movement (VRS ≥2) 66 (63) 39 (37) 105 (100)
  1. n number of patients, NYHA New York Heart Association, VRS verbal rating scale (0–4)
  2. aTotal n vary slightly due to missing data
  3. bOnly if disease impeded execution of home-based exercise program