Underutilisation of cardiovascular medications among at-risk individuals

  title={Underutilisation of cardiovascular medications among at-risk individuals},
  author={Sandra J. Lewis and Jennifer G. Robinson and K M Fox and Susan P Grandy},
  booktitle={International journal of clinical practice},
AIMS Guidelines recommend antihypertensive, lipid-lowering and/or antiplatelet therapy for prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study examined the utilisation of cardiovascular therapies among individuals at CVD risk to assess adherence to guidelines. METHODS Respondents to the SHIELD study were classified based on National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III risk categories. High coronary heart disease (CHD) risk (n = 7510) was defined as self-reported… CONTINUE READING


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 references

Grandy S, for the SHIELD Study Group. Symptoms of diabetes and their association with the risk and presence of diabetes

  • NG Clark, KM Fox
  • Diabetes Care
  • 2007

Annual Supplement to the Current Population Survey: Census Bureau Resident Population Estimates of the United States

  • US Census Bureau
  • US Census Bureau,
  • 2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…