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November 2012 Br J Cardiol 2012;19:167–9 doi:10.5837/bjc.2012.029

Secondary prevention regimens and risk factors are not optimised in patients re-admitted with ACS

Krishnaraj S Rathod, Shoaib Siddiqui, Barron Sin, John Hogan, Sandy Gupta

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Introduction Over 90 people die from myocardial infarction (MI) every day in the UK.1 Cardiac rehabilitation, which incorporates cardioprotective drug therapies as one of its core components,2 has been shown to be associated with a reduction in recurrent MI.3 The National Service Framework (NSF) for Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) set out a strategy in 2000 to change CHD services over the next 10 years.4 Improvements have been delivered in most standards of cardiac services but uptake and adherence to cardiac rehabilitation programmes following MI, coronary angioplasty or coronary artery bypass (CABG) surgery are still below the 85% target set f

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July 2006 Br J Cardiol 2006;13:273-7

Safety and tolerability of prolonged-release nicotinic acid combined with a statin in NAUTILUS

Anja Vogt, Ursula Kassner, Ulrike Hostalek, Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, on behalf of the NAUTILUS Study Group

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March 2003 Br J Cardiol (Heart Brain) 2003;10:HB 20–HB

Vascular dementia – a suitable case for treatment

Roger Bullock

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