GP management of patients with cardiovascular disease “suboptimal”

Patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) are not receiving guideline-recommended treatments such as statins and antihypertensives from their GP, an Australian study has found. In a review of 2015-2018 data for 10,631 primary care patients with established CVD, researchers at the University of Notre Dame in Sydney found that only 57% of had been prescribed the ...

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