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

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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 ov...

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10.3399/bjgp10X483904

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Thorogood, M More by this author
Griffiths, F More by this author
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Journal:
British Journal of General Practice
Volume:
60
Issue:
573
Pages:
251-256
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:bff2c721-1fd4-402c-977e-0861b87233eb
Source identifiers:
221171
Local pid:
pubs:221171

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