How well do primary care teams identify patients with CHD and diabetes?

Br J Cardiol 2005;12:468-70 Leave a comment
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How well do primary care teams identify patients with CHD and diabetes? The British Women’s Heart and Health Study, a prospective cohort study, suggests that as many as half the women identified as having CHD on practice registers (and almost one third of diabetics) appear not to have the condition after a detailed manual review of records. The importance of auditing practice registers is highlighted.








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