Age related policy in cardiology: comparison of health care provision in UK and Italy


La Torre, G., Boccia, A., Damiani, G., D'Errico, M.M., Farinaro, E., Gregorio, P., Nante, N., Sante, P., Siliquini, R., Bowling, A., McKee, D., McClay, M., Dickinson, E. and Ricciardi, G. (2002) Age related policy in cardiology: comparison of health care provision in UK and Italy. European Journal of Public Health, 12, (4), supplement Supplement I, 71 - 71. (doi:10.1093/eurpub/12.suppl_1.35).

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Background: There is evidence that several procedures are frequently provided only in relation to age, older people with coronary heart disease are often not considered for intervention by general practitioners and there is a not favourable tendency in using diagnostic techniques in that age.

Aim: To investigate the influence of age of patient on the appropriate clinical management of cardiovascular diseases in UK and Italy.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 10th Annual EUPHA Meeting/Abstracts.
ISSNs: 1101-1262 (print)
1464-360X (electronic)
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Health Sciences
ePrint ID: 334668
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2012 15:43
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:19
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/334668

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