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The National Service Framework for Coronary Heart Disease

Abstract:

Cardiovascular disease is the most important cause of illness in Britain. The focus of the National Service Framework for Coronary Heart Disease (NSF for CHD) is appropriate since the burden of CHD is high in the UK. Interventions for primary and secondary prevention include advice on reducing modifiable risk factors, smoking, maintaining blood pressure < 140/85 mmHg and using statins and dietary advice to lower serum cholesterol. Identification of those at greatest risk will require pract...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
Journal:
British Journal of Cardiology
Volume:
9
Issue:
SUPPL. 3
Publication date:
2002
ISSN:
0969-6113
URN:
uuid:3722d5fd-5d3a-4a02-b485-e842dbdda4c3
Source identifiers:
122609
Local pid:
pubs:122609

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