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Women are less likely than men to have rehabilitation after a heart attack

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 11 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:71
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Men with hypertension are twice as likely as hypertensive women to have rehabilitation treatment after an acute coronary artery disease episode.

    A new study, based on a random sample of 94 hospitals in the United Kingdom, indicates that male and female patients with the same health needs are not being treated equally. …

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