Quality improvement programme for cardiovascular disease risk factor recording in primary care.

@article{Ketola2000QualityIP,
  title={Quality improvement programme for cardiovascular disease risk factor recording in primary care.},
  author={Eeva Ketola and Raija Sipil{\"a} and Markus M{\"a}kel{\"a} and M Klockars},
  journal={Quality in health care : QHC},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={175-80}
}
OBJECTIVES Evaluation of the effect of a quality improvement programme on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor recording and risk factor levels in a controlled study at two primary health care centres serving 26,000 inhabitants in Northern Helsinki. METHODS From a random sample of patient records from 1995 (n=1,066), 1996 (n=1,042), and 1997 (n=1,040) the frequency of CVD risk factor recording was measured and the changes in mean levels of total cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure… CONTINUE READING

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