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Cardiac Rehabilitation Wait Times: Effect on Enrollment
Purpose Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a proven effective means for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. Timely access to CR services is key to promoting patient participation and ensuring optimal patient ...
Effect of Referral Strategies on Access to Cardiac Rehabilitation Among Women
Background: Despite its proven benefits and need, women’s access to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is suboptimal. Referral strategies, such as systematic referral, have been advocated to improve access to CR. This study ...
Gender bias in cardiovascular advertisements
(Blackwell Publishing, 2004-11)
Rationale: Women with cardiovascular disease are treated less aggressively than men. The reasons for this disparity are unclear. Pharmaceutical advertisements may influence physician practices and patient care. Aims ...