Prescription of secondary prevention medications, lifestyle advice, and referral to rehabilitation among acute coronary syndrome inpatients: results from a large prospective audit in Australia and New Zealand

@inproceedings{Redfern2014PrescriptionOS,
  title={Prescription of secondary prevention medications, lifestyle advice, and referral to rehabilitation among acute coronary syndrome inpatients: results from a large prospective audit in Australia and New Zealand},
  author={Julie Redfern and Karice K Hyun and Derek P B Chew and Carolyn M Astley and Clara Chow and Bernadette J Aliprandi-Costa and Tegwen Eleanor Howell and Bridie Carr and Karen J Lintern and Isuru Ranasinghe and Kellie Nallaiah and Fiona M. Turnbull and Cate Ferry and Chris J Hammett and Christopher J. Ellis and John French and David Brieger and Thomas G Briffa},
  booktitle={Heart},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the proportion of patients hospitalised with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in Australia and New Zealand who received optimal inpatient preventive care and to identify factors associated with preventive care. METHODS All patients hospitalised bi-nationally with ACS were identified between 14-27 May 2012. Optimal in-hospital preventive care was defined as having received lifestyle advice, referral to rehabilitation, and prescription of secondary prevention… CONTINUE READING
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