Title

Profiles of primary cardiovascular risk in STEMI: How do these differ between men and women?

Publication Date

2012

Abstract

Our study investigated the primary risk factors present in patients admitted for acute coronary syndromes. There were significant numbers of current smokers, and patients with hypertension, hyperlipidaemia and diabetes. Aggressive secondary prevention measures are recommended, and education on hospital discharge is essential.

School/Institute

School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine

Document Type

Journal Article

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