September 2004
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 141 Issue 2, p54
Academic Journal
This article presents information about articles related to internal medicine published in October 2004, issue of "ACP Journal Club." Few of the listed articles are: "Impact of Preoperative Education on Pain Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery," by J. Watt-Watson , B. Stevens, and J. Katz; "Interventions for Improving Adherence to Treatment in Patients With High Blood Pressure in Ambulatory Settings," by K. Schroeder, T. Fahey and S. Ebrahim. "Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty and Stenting for Carotid Artery Stenosis," by L.J. Coward, R.L. Featherstone and M.M. Brown.


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