Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care: a healthy heart initiative.

@article{Flanagan1999SecondaryPO,
  title={Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care: a healthy heart initiative.},
  author={Daniel E. Flanagan and Phillip John Cox and David C. Paine and J M Davies and Mary Alison Armitage},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={1999},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={
          245-50
        }
}
  • Daniel E. Flanagan, Phillip John Cox, +2 authors Mary Alison Armitage
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
  • We assessed the effectiveness of secondary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) in primary care, in a cross-sectional study of 1015 patients aged < 75 years with documented CHD. Patients records were examined for documentation of CHD risk factors; 722 patients then attended education sessions where blood pressure and cholesterol were measured, a supervised questionnaire detailing modifiable risk factors was completed, and advice on lifestyle modification was given. Management of risk… CONTINUE READING

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