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RESPONSE study: Randomised Evaluation of Secondary Prevention by Outpatient Nurse SpEcialists: Study design, objectives and expected results.
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PMID:  19949473     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Background. Patients with coronary artery disease are at high risk of coronary events and death, but effective secondary prevention can reduce this risk. There is a gap between guidelines on secondary prevention and the implementation of these measures, which could potentially be reduced by nurse led prevention clinics (NLPC).Objectives. The aim of the current study is to quantify the impact of NLPC on the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with established coronary artery disease.Methods. A randomised, multicentre clinical trial of NLPC in addition to usual care or usual care alone in post-acute coronary syndrome patients. (Neth Heart J 2009;17:322-8.).
H T Jørstad; A M W Alings; A H Liem; C von Birgelen; J G P Tijssen; C J de Vries; D J A Lok; J A Kragten; R J G Peters
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Netherlands heart journal : monthly journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology and the Netherlands Heart Foundation     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1568-5888     ISO Abbreviation:  Neth Heart J     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
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Created Date:  2009-12-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101095458     Medline TA:  Neth Heart J     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  322-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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