Adherence to evidence-based therapies after discharge for acute coronary syndromes: an ongoing prospective, observational study.

@article{Eagle2004AdherenceTE,
  title={Adherence to evidence-based therapies after discharge for acute coronary syndromes: an ongoing prospective, observational study.},
  author={Kim Allan Eagle and Eva Kline-Rogers and Shaun G. Goodman and Enrique Pablo Gurfinkel and Alvaro A Avezum and Marcus D. Flather and Christopher B. Granger and Steve W Erickson and Kami White and Philippe Gabriel Steg},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={117 2},
  pages={73-81}
}
PURPOSE To determine the rates of patient adherence to key evidence-based therapies at 6 months after hospital discharge for an acute coronary syndrome. METHODS In this nonrandomized, prospective, multinational, multicenter study, adherence to aspirin, beta-blockers, statins, or angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors 6 months after discharge for myocardial infarction or unstable angina was assessed in 21,408 patients aged 18 years or older. Patients were enrolled at 104 tertiary and… CONTINUE READING
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