Risk factors

Sex disparities persist in management of coronary heart disease

Australian women with coronary heart disease (CHD) continue to miss out on cardiovascular risk factor assessments and medications such as antihypertensives and statins compared to their male counterparts, a new study shows. Analysis of GP records for 130,926 patients with a history of CHD from 2014-2018 has shown that lower proportions of women were assessed ...

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