Translating guidelines to practice: findings from a multidisciplinary preventive cardiology programme in the west of Ireland.

  title={Translating guidelines to practice: findings from a multidisciplinary preventive cardiology programme in the west of Ireland.},
  author={Irene Gibson and Gerard Flaherty and Sarah Cormican and Jennifer Jones and Claire Kerins and Anne M. Walsh and Caroline Costello and Jane Windle and Susan Connolly and James Crowley},
  journal={European journal of preventive cardiology},
  volume={21 3},
AIMS The aim of this observational, descriptive study is to evaluate the impact of an intensive, evidence-based preventive cardiology programme on medical and lifestyle risk factors in patients at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). METHODS Increased CVD risk patients and their family members/partners were invited to attend a 16-week programme consisting of a professional multidisciplinary lifestyle intervention, with appropriate risk factor and therapeutic management in a… CONTINUE READING
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