Profiles of primary cardiovascular risk in STEMI: How do these differ between men and women?
Scruth, Elizabeth, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Page, Karen and Cheng, Eugene. (2012) Profiles of primary cardiovascular risk in STEMI: How do these differ between men and women? Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal. 5(4), pp. 176 - 180. https://doi.org/10.3132/pccj.2011.088
|Authors||Scruth, Elizabeth, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Page, Karen and Cheng, Eugene|
Our study investigated the primary risk factors present in patients admitted for acute coronary syndromes. There were significant numbers of current smokers, and patients with hypertension, hyperlipidaemia and diabetes. Aggressive secondary prevention measures are recommended, and education on hospital discharge is essential.
|Journal||Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal|
|Journal citation||5 (4), pp. 176 - 180|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.3132/pccj.2011.088|
|Page range||176 - 180|
|Research Group||School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine|
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