Effect of tailored practice and patient care plans on secondary prevention of heart disease in general practice: cluster randomized controlled trial

Source: BMJ, 29 October 2009, 339, b4220

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Date of publication: 29 October 2009

Publication type: Journal article, research

In a nutshell: Research carried out over 18 months in 48 general practices across Northern Ireland and Ireland, with 903 patients already known to have coronary heart disease.   The use of tailored care plans with general practice-led 4-monthly reviews, resulted in significantly reduced admissions to hospital.

Length of publication: 1 page

Some important notes: You will need an NHS Athens username and password to access this article. Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: National Heart Forum e-News Briefing 2.12.2009

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