Are we meeting cardiovascular risk targets 3 years after acute coronary syndrome? An evaluation in West Auckland, New Zealand

John A Ford, Jocelyn Bell, Colin Edwards

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Several studies have shown poor achievement of cardiovascular targets in high risk patients. We measured these targets in patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome, three years after discharge from Waitakere Coronary Care Unit.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-75
Number of pages11
JournalNew Zealand Medical Journal
Issue number1343
Publication statusPublished - 23 Sep 2011


  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
  • Adult
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Aspirin
  • Body Mass Index
  • Cholesterol
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Female
  • Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • New Zealand
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Smoking

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