Intensive surveillance and treatment of dyslipidemia in the postinfarct patient: evaluation of a nurse-oriented management approach.

@article{Baillargeon2001IntensiveSA,
  title={Intensive surveillance and treatment of dyslipidemia in the postinfarct patient: evaluation of a nurse-oriented management approach.},
  author={J P Baillargeon and S{\'e}bastien Lepage and Line Larriv{\'e}e and Marc Andr{\'e} Roy and Suzette Landry and Pierre Maheux},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={169-75}
}
BACKGROUND Lowering plasma low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol concentrations in patients with established coronary artery disease is essential if recurrent cardiac events and mortality are to be prevented; however, a large proportion of patients with myocardial infarction (MI) are not screened and treated appropriately in the months immediately following hospital discharge. OBJECTIVES AND METHODS The CHOlesterol Post-INfarct (CHOPIN) project is a nurse-centred program initiated to… CONTINUE READING