DPhil Dr. C. David Naylor MD

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Objective:To determine the effects of age and work status on whether and where cardiovascular specialists would place hypothetical patients in the queue for coronary surgery. Materials and methods:Mailed survey presenting a set of clinical scenarios either to be rated on a scale with 7 time frames for urgency of need or to be designated as(More)
Objective:To assess the match between multifactorial risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and treatment intensity under the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) guidelines for primary prevention of CHD. Methods:The multiple logistic regression equation from the Framingham Study was used to derive predicted risks for development of CHD over eight(More)
Objective: To determine whether physician willingness to prescribe drugs for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease is influenced by information about the resultant life-expectancy gains (presented in one of two formats) and about drug costs. Materials and methods: Mailed survey (four versions randomly allocated) asking physicians to assess(More)
Objective: To investigate the influence of hospital teaching status and service availability on rates of revascularization following myocardial infarction. Design: Retrospective cohort study based on province-wide hospital discharge abstracts. Setting: All acute care hospitals in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province (9.7 million). Patients: Patients(More)
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