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Target all risk factors

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 10 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1582
  1. M J Stephen, House officer,
  2. A M Porter, Cardiothoracic liaison nurse specialist,
  3. D J M Keenan, Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon
  1. 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 …

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