Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care is cost effective

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7056.563 (Published 31 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:563
  1. Agnes Mcknight, Senior lecturer,
  2. Margaret Cupples, Senior lecturer
  1. Department of General Practice, Queen's University of Belfast, Dunluce Health Centre, Belfast BT9 7HR

    EDITOR,—Neither of two recent studies that estimated the cost of health checks in primary care was able to show cost effectiveness.1 2 It has been suggested that larger trials with longer follow up are required to assess fully the long term effectiveness and overall cost effectiveness of population cardiovascular screening. The value of …

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