Do nurse interventions cut cardiovascular disease in people with severe mental illness?
Vari Drennan Professor, Healthcare and policy research at Kingston and St George’s, University of London
Research into how to prevent heart attacks or strokes in people with severe mental illnesses (SMI) in 76 primary care practices in England found that practice nurses adhered to the intervention and behaviour change components more than healthcare assistants (HCAs).
Primary Health Care. 29, 3, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/phc.29.3.11.s12