Journal article icon

Journal article

Automated electronic reminders to facilitate primary cardiovascular disease prevention: randomised controlled trial.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Primary care databases contain cardiovascular disease risk factor data, but practical tools are required to improve identification of at-risk patients. AIM: To test the effects of a system of electronic reminders (the 'e-Nudge') on cardiovascular events and the adequacy of data for cardiovascular risk estimation. DESIGN OF STUDY: Randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Nineteen general practices in the West Midlands, UK. METHOD: The e-Nudge identifies four groups of patients aged o...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.3399/bjgp10x483904

Authors


Thorogood, M More by this author
Griffiths, F More by this author
Expand authors...
Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
60
Issue:
573
Pages:
e137-e143
Publication date:
2010-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:2731db10-e574-43a0-bb73-130b5d724748
Source identifiers:
221167
Local pid:
pubs:221167

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP