Population impact of a high cardiovascular risk management program delivered by village doctors in rural China: design and rationale of a large, cluster-randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Yan2014PopulationIO,
  title={Population impact of a high cardiovascular risk management program delivered by village doctors in rural China: design and rationale of a large, cluster-randomized controlled trial},
  author={Lijing L Yan and Wei-gang Fang and Elizabeth R. DeLong and Bruce Neal and Eric D. Peterson and Yining N Huang and Ning-ling Sun and Chen Yao and Xian Li and Stephen MacMahon and Yangfeng Wu},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The high-risk strategy has been proven effective in preventing cardiovascular disease; however, the population benefits from these interventions remain unknown. This study aims to assess, at the population level, the effects of an evidence-based high cardiovascular risk management program delivered by village doctors in rural China. METHODS The study will employ a cluster-randomized controlled trial in which a total of 120 villages in five northern provinces of China, will be… CONTINUE READING
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