Cost-effectiveness of a coronary heart disease secondary prevention program in patients with myocardial infarction: results from a randomised controlled trial (ProActive Heart)

Erika Turkstra, Anna Hawkes, Brian Federick Oldenburg, Paul Scuffham

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Abstract

Participation in coronary heart disease (CHD) secondary prevention programs is low. Telephonedelivered CHD secondary prevention programs may overcome the treatment gap. The telephone-based health coaching ProActive Heart trial intervention has previously been shown to be effective for improving health-related quality of life, physical activity, body mass index, diet, alcohol intake and anxiety. As a secondary aim, the current study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of the ProActive Heart intervention compared to usual care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 6
Number of pages6
JournalBMC Cardiovascular Disorders
Volume13
Issue numberArt. No.: 33
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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