Visual aids motivate patients into CV risk factor reduction

Pictorial representations of cardiovascular risk using carotid ultrasound techniques may be useful in motivating patients to better adherence to medications and lifestyle change. A randomised trial of about 3,500 people in a Swedish cardiovascular screening and prevention program compared the addition of a stylised representation of vascular age (intima media wall thickness) and plaque in ...

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