The effect of an integrated care approach for heart failure on general practice.

@article{Pearl2003TheEO,
  title={The effect of an integrated care approach for heart failure on general practice.},
  author={Ann Pearl and Susan Prothro Wright and Greg D Gamble and Stephanie A. Muncaster and Helen J. Walsh and Norman Sharpe and Robert Neil Doughty},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          642-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have investigated specific strategies for heart failure management. None has involved collaboration between primary and secondary care. Potential gains for patients may result from collaborative strategies. OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of an integrated management approach for patients with heart failure on general practice. METHODS The study design was a cluster randomized controlled trial of integrated primary/ secondary care compared with usual care for heart… CONTINUE READING
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