Secondary prevention of ischaemic cardiac events

Overview

Secondary prevention in this context is the long-term treatment to prevent recurrent cardiac morbidity and mortality, and to improve quality of life in people who had either a prior MI or acute coronary syndrome, or who are at high risk of ischaemic cardiac events for other reasons, such as severe coronary artery stenoses or prior coronary surgical procedures.

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Promoting patient uptake and adherence in cardiac rehabilitation. ( 20 October 2014 )

Hormone therapy for preventing cardiovascular disease in post-menopausal women. ( 20 October 2014 )