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Profiles of primary cardiovascular risk in STEMI: how do these differ between men and women?

Publication date: Monday, 17 December 2012
Contributor(s): Elizabeth Scruth, et al.

Our study investigated the primary risk factors present in patients admitted for acute coronary syndromes. There were significant numbers of current smokers, and patients with hypertension, hyperlipidaemia and diabetes. Aggressive secondary prevention measures are recommended, and education on hospital discharge is essential.

Category: Editorial
Edition: 2012
Contributor(s): Elizabeth Scruth, et al.

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