Target all risk factorsBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6968.1582 (Published 10 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1582
- M J Stephen, House officer,
- A M Porter, Cardiothoracic liaison nurse specialist,
- D J M Keenan, Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon
- Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester M13 9WL.
EDITOR,—Like M E Cupples and A McKnight, we are interested in health promotion in general practice for patients with a high cardiovascular risk.1 We surveyed 34 patients one year after coronary artery bypass grafting.
In relation to exercise, as might be expected, more patients walked over one mile (1.6 km) a day after the operation than they had done before (24 (upsilon) 20, P = 0.07) and fewer patients …