Suboptimal management of cardiovascular risk factors in coronary heart disease patients in primary care occurs particularly in women

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Abstract

Background Patients with established coronary heart disease (CHD) are at the highest risk of further events. Despite proven therapies, secondary prevention is often sub-optimal. General practitioners (GPs) are in an ideal position to improve secondary prevention. Aim To contrast management of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with established CHD in primary care to those in clinical guidelines and according to gender.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)730 - 736
Number of pages7
JournalInternal Medicine Journal
Volume41
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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