Physician attitudes regarding cardiovascular risk reduction: the gaps between clinical importance, knowledge, and effectiveness.

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Reducing risk factors for patients with vascular disease can reduce the subsequent incidence of cerebro-cardiovascular disease. While physicians have had extensive training in the importance of atherosclerotic vascular disease risk factor modification, evidence suggests that they systematically miss opportunities for clinical prevention during routine… (More)

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@article{Castaldo2005PhysicianAR, title={Physician attitudes regarding cardiovascular risk reduction: the gaps between clinical importance, knowledge, and effectiveness.}, author={John E. Castaldo and J. B. Nester and Tom Wasser and Tamara Masiado and Michael Rossi and Mark Young and Joseph J Napolitano and J. Sanford Schwartz}, journal={Disease management : DM}, year={2005}, volume={8 2}, pages={93-105} }