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Abstract: Objective To synthesise the literature on the effects of fish oil - docosahexaenoic acid ( DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid ( EPA) - on mortality and arrhythmias and to explore dose response and formulation effects. Design Systematic review and meta- analysis. Data sources Medline,...
Remote Cardiac Rehabilitation for Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: A Meta-Analysis Comparing Remote Based Programs versus Usual Care and Center Based ProgramsDownload
Background: The effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs for coronary heart disease (CHD) is well established; it is associated with improved quality of life, risk factor reduction, and over the long term, a reduction in all cause and cardiac mortality. Despite this effectiveness,...
Risk-taking attitides and their association with process and outcomes of cardiac care: a cohort studyDownload
Background: Prior research reveals that processes and outcomes of cardiac care differ across sociodemographic strata. One potential contributing factor to such differences is the personality traits of individuals within these strata. We examined the association between risk-taking attitudes and...
Submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science, Department of Pediatrics.
The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: A Meta-AnalysisDownload
The effectiveness of secondary prevention (SP) for coronary heart disease (CHD) is well established. The poor integration of evidence into clinical practice remains problematic, in part due to the poor description of trials evaluating these programs. As a result, knowledge users remain unclear...
Access to health care should be determined by clinical need and not by age. Older people form an increasing proportion of the general population and of those with coronary heart disease, but compared with younger people they are less likely to be invited for cardiac rehabilitation programmes and...