TITLE

2011 - The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program reduced CV hospitalizations but not mortality in older adults

AUTHOR(S)
Elley, C. Raina; Kerse, Ngaire
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;6/21/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study which shows that Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) reduced cardiovascular (CV) hospitalizations but not mortality in older adults. The results of the study showed that hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction, stroke, and congestive heart failure in residents 65 years of age. It states that the reported reduction in the rate of CV hospitalization due to exposure to the community-based CHAP is impressive.
ACCESSION #
65456994

 

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