Is Pulmonary Rehabilitation Really Implemented Today? Güell-Rous, M Rosa; Diez-Betoret, J L. Güell-Rous, M Rosa; Diez-Betoret, J L. Less Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. 17(2):57-60, March 2010. Abstract Abstract In Brief In Brief Favorites PDF Get Content & Permissions Abstract: In Brief: The efficacy and benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs are clear, particularly for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients, and the consequent reduction in health care costs is evident. However, findings indicate that the implementation of such therapy still has a long way to go.