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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 and Sex Differences in Prevalence of Major Depression in Coronary Artery Disease Patients: A Meta-Analysis
Background: Depression is related to increased morbidity and mortality in the general population and among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). The prevalence of major depression is two-times higher in women than ...
Measurement of depressive symptoms among cardiac outpatients: Should sex differences be considered?
Confounding of depressive and cardiac symptoms may hold implications for assessment. This study investigated psychometric properties and sex differences in two depression scales among cardiac patients. Cardiac inpatients ...