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Survey highlights differences in cardiac care in Europe

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 03 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a634
  1. Rory Watson
  1. 1Brussels

    The first comparative analysis of cardiac care in 29 European countries shows that the best treatment, ranging from prevention to rehabilitation, is in Luxembourg, France, Norway, and Switzerland.

    The findings are contained in the Euro Consumer Heart Index 2008, produced by the Health Consumer Powerhouse, a provider of healthcare information for the public, based in Stockholm and Brussels.

    The method is based on the techniques that the organisation has developed for the more general Euro Health Consumer Index it has produced since 2005.

    On this occasion, the performance of the …

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