Coronary heart disease: risk factor management
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Coronary heart disease: risk factor management

Julie Foxton Senior nurse adviser, HEART UK, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Michaela Nuttall CHD Co-ordinator, Bromley Primary Care Trust, Kent
Jillian Riley Head of postgraduate education for nurses and allied health professionals, Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College, London

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the UK. Nurses have a pivotal role in the management of high-risk patients and the modification of risk factors.

Nursing Standard. 19, 13, 47-54. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.


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