Mental illness and cardiovascular mortality: searching for the links

Goldbloom, David S.; Kurdyak, Paul
March 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p787
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the inequitable access to invasive vascular procedures for psychiatric disorders patients in Nova Scotia, Canada. The author discusses a research by Kisely and colleagues on the differences in medical care for psychiatric disorder patients. The author highlights the increased deaths due to difference in the rates of procedures received by psychiatric disorder patients and risk factors from circulatory diseases.


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