Adherence to evidence-based therapies after discharge for acute coronary syndromes: an ongoing prospective, observational study

Kim A Eagle, Eva Kline-Rogers, Shaun G Goodman, Enrique P Gurfinkel, Alvaro Avezum, Marcus D Flather, Christopher B Granger, Steve Erickson, Kami White, Philippe Gabriel Steg

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Abstract

To determine the rates of patient adherence to key evidence-based therapies at 6 months after hospital discharge for an acute coronary syndrome.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-81
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Medicine
Volume117
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2004

Keywords

  • Acute Disease
  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Americas
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Aspirin
  • Australasia
  • Coronary Disease
  • Europe
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Patient Compliance
  • Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
  • Prospective Studies
  • Syndrome
  • Treatment Outcome

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