European Practice Assessment of Cardiovascular risk management (EPA Cardio): protocol of an international observational study in primary care

@article{Wensing2009EuropeanPA,
  title={European Practice Assessment of Cardiovascular risk management (EPA Cardio): protocol of an international observational study in primary care},
  author={Michel J. P. Wensing and Sabine Ludt and Stephen M. Campbell and Jan van Lieshout and Eckhard Volbracht and Richard P.T.M. Grol},
  journal={Implementation Science : IS},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={3 - 3}
}
BACKGROUND Despite important improvements in available prevention and treatment, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) remain an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Not all high-risk patients and patients with CVD have healthy lifestyles and receive the best possible healthcare. Internationally comparative data are needed to compare cardiovascular risk management in different countries, and to examine the impact of improvement programs and others factors. OBJECTIVES This study aims to provide… CONTINUE READING
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