Chapter 8. Assessing and Changing Cardiovascular Clinical Practices

  1. Salim Yusuf1,
  2. John A Cairns2,
  3. A John Camm3,
  4. Ernest L Fallen4 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh5
  1. C David Naylor and
  2. David A Alter

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch8

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Naylor, C. D. and Alter, D. A. (2002) Assessing and Changing Cardiovascular Clinical Practices, in Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), BMJ Books, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Research Chair, Senior Scientist of the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Director of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine, McMaster, University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  2. 2

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  3. 3

    Professor of Clinical Cardiology and Chief, Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

  4. 4

    Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  5. 5

    Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727916990

Online ISBN: 9780470986882

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Keywords:

  • cardiovascular clinical practices;
  • randomized controlled clinical trials;
  • cohort methodologies;
  • data quality;
  • data sources

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gathering evidence about health care: challenges and opportunities

  • Assessing processes and outcomes of care

  • Changing practice patterns

  • Conclusions