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Heart patients want more information --- HealthandAge

15 years, 8 months ago

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Posted on Feb 06, 2004, 9 a.m. By Bill Freeman

Heart patients want more information Reported by Susan Aldridge, PhD, medical journalist There is a gap between the amount of information people want about their heart condition and the amount they actually receive. Being well informed about heart disease and participating in decision making are both known to improve the outcome.

Heart patients want more information Reported by Susan Aldridge, PhD, medical journalist There is a gap between the amount of information people want about their heart condition and the amount they actually receive. Being well informed about heart disease and participating in decision making are both known to improve the outcome. Researchers at the University of Toronto surveyed a group of over 500 patients who had been hospitalized for either heart attack or angina to find out how well informed they felt.

Source: http://www.healthandage.com/Home/gid1=5411;jsessionid=9870F888959E8B5F58E3218D167E2223



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