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Cardiovascular risk management in patients with coronary heart disease in primary care: variation across countries and practices. An observational study based on quality indicators

  • Jan van Lieshout1Email author,
  • Richard Grol1,
  • Stephen Campbell2,
  • Hector Falcoff3,
  • Eva Frigola Capell1, 4,
  • Mathias Glehr5,
  • Margalit Goldfracht6,
  • Esko Kumpusalo7,
  • Beat Künzi8,
  • Sabine Ludt9,
  • Davorina Petek10,
  • Veerle Vanderstighelen11 and
  • Michel Wensing1
BMC Family Practice201213:96

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-13-96

Received: 10 August 2012

Accepted: 28 September 2012

Published: 5 October 2012

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10 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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27 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jan van Lieshout
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27 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
28 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
5 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-13-96

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Authors’ Affiliations

Scientific Institute for Quality of Health Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Health Sciences - Primary Care Research Group, (National Primary Care Research & Development Centre), University of Manchester, Williamson Building
Université Paris Descartes, Faculté de Médecine, Département de Médecine Générale, 75015 Paris, Société de Formation Thérapeutique du Généraliste (SFTG)
Instituto Universitario Avedis Donabedian (FAD), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Medical University of Graz
Clalit Health Services
University of Eastern Finland, Department of Public Health and General Practice Kuopio Campus
Swisspep Institut für Qualität und Forschung im Gesundheitswesen
Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, University of Heidelberg
Zdravje Medical Center
Domus Medica