Automated electronic reminders to facilitate primary cardiovascular disease prevention

Source: British Journal of General Practice, 2010, 60 (573) p. 137-143

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: April 2010

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: A randomised controlled trial involving 19 general practices in England. A system of automated electronic reminders, called E-Nudge, was tested for its effects on cardiovascular events and risk estimation. The study found that electronic reminders can increase the visibility of patients at risk.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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: IngentaConnect

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