Cardiac rehabilitation: socially deprived patients are less likely to attend but patients ineligible for thrombolysis are less likely to be invited.

@article{Melville1999CardiacRS,
  title={Cardiac rehabilitation: socially deprived patients are less likely to attend but patients ineligible for thrombolysis are less likely to be invited.},
  author={Martin Melville and Chris Packham and Neil Brown and Clive Weston and David Gray},
  journal={Heart},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={373-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with the uptake of cardiac rehabilitation following acute myocardial infarction. DESIGN Retrospective analysis using multivariate logistic regression modelling. SETTING Two large teaching hospitals in Nottingham. PATIENTS Cohorts of patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction in 1992 and 1996. INTERVENTIONS None. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Factors in multivariate analysis found to be associated with attendance at cardiac rehabilitation. Use… CONTINUE READING

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