Is patient self-report an adequate tool for monitoring cardiovascular conditions in patients with hypercholesterolemia?

Source: Journal of Public Health, 2010, 32 (3) p. 387-394

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Date of publication: September 2010

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: The aim of this investigation was to determine the accuracy of patient self-reports of cardiovascular diagnoses. Patients with hypercholesterolemia in primary care centres in Germany were given self-report questionnaires, which were then compared with case report forms and medical records on cardiovascular diseases.

Length of publication: 8 pages

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