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The From The Heart study: a global survey of patient understanding of cholesterol management and cardiovascular risk, and physician-patient communication.

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OBJECTIVES: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality worldwide. A high level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is a major CVD risk factor. Guidelines recommend effective cholesterol management and set LDL-C goals, yet deficiencies exist in physician implementation of these recommendations and in patient uptake of the advice. However, little is known of patient perceptions about CVD risk. METHODS: Patients and physicians were randomly selected from ten count...

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10.1185/030079908x280491

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Erhardt, LR More by this author
Rycroft, C More by this author
Journal:
Current medical research and opinion
Volume:
24
Issue:
5
Pages:
1267-1278
Publication date:
2008-05-05
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EISSN:
1473-4877
ISSN:
0300-7995
URN:
uuid:5d46fc5f-7acb-4eb3-ae3f-d4bea72f3804
Source identifiers:
122519
Local pid:
pubs:122519

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