An Indo-Mediterranean diet was more effective than a control diet in primary and secondary coronary artery disease prevention
- Adapt CHD protocol to your local needs. McCartney Dr, Peter // GP: General Practitioner;10/28/2002, p35
Focuses on the importance of using coronary heart disease (CHD) protocols in general practices. Benefits provided by CHD protocol; Necessity for CHD protocol to get approval from local Primary Care Trusts; Importance of CHD register review; Details of CHD register review.
- Provide CHD care with a computer. // GP: General Practitioner;5/13/2002, p55
Discusses the efficiency of an information technology-based (IT) system to provide medical care for Coronary Heart Diseases (CHD). Advantages provided by the IT-based program to patients; Procedure of CHD risk assessment of the program; Cost of the IT-based program; Web site providing details...
- Government applauds GP success on CHD NSF. Polak, Monika // GP: General Practitioner;3/10/2003, p7
Reports on the success of the National Service Framework (NSF) in Great Britain in improving medical services for coronary heart disease (CHD). Increase in prescribing levels of CHD; Reaction of General Practitioners Committee chairman Peter Fellows regarding the success of NSF.
- Coronary Artery Disease: How Your Diet Can Help. // American Family Physician;4/15/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p1769
Discusses the role of diet in preventing coronary artery disease (CAD). Information on CAD; Background on cholesterol; Tips and serving-size guidelines.
- Sex Bias in the Management of Coronary Artery Disease in Quebec. D'Hoore, William; Sicotte, Claude; Tilquin, Charles // American Journal of Public Health;Jun94, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p1013
This study tests the hypothesis that, given the absence of financial barriers to major coronary procedures in Quebec, women are as likely as men to undergo such procedures. The use of coronary procedures in 33 940 patients with ischemic heart disease, admitted during 1 year to 78 Quebec...
- Haematuria, smear tests and CHD. // GP: General Practitioner;1/13/2003, p58
Presents questions and answers related to various medical problems as of January 13, 2003. Medical investigation related to dipstick hematuria; Use of smear tests for lesbians; Suggestions regarding the treatment of coronary heart disease.
- Costs for Acute Myocardial Infarction in a Tertiary Care Centre and Nationwide in France. Montagne, O.; Chaix, C.; Harf, A.; Castaigne, A.; Durand-Zaleski, I. // PharmacoEconomics;2000, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p603
Objective: We compared the estimated costs of coronary interventions from our hospitalâ€™s cost accounting system with data from the French Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) cost database, taking the perspective of our hospital. Design: Cost data on hospital resources used by patients...
- Homocyst(e)ine and Coronary Heart Disease: Pharmacoeconomic Support for Interventions to Lower Hyperhomocyst(e)inaemia. Nallamothu, B.K.; Fendrick, A.M.; Omenn, G.S. // PharmacoEconomics;2002, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p429
Homocyst(e)ine, a sulphur-containing amino acid, is an intermediate formed during the metabolism of the essential amino acid methionine. Biological and epidemiological evidence suggest that elevated plasma levels of homocyst(e)ine are a risk factor for atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease...
- Heart disease framework aims to cut deaths in England. Mayor, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/11/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7236, p665
Reports on the launching of a national service framework for coronary heart disease in England. Components of the framework; Priorities recommended; Comments from health secretary, Alan Milburn; Funding for the framework.