International Medical Journal, Vol. 15., Iss. 2, 2009, P. 42−46.
EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVENTION IN HIGH-RISK PATIENTS
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
The principles of management of the patients with a high cardiovascular risk are reported from the perspectives of evidence−based medicine. It was shown that for the patients with several risk factors, integrated approach based on the principles of evidence−based medicine is necessary. The possibilities to improve motivation of the doctors and patients in reduction of cardiovascular risk are discussed.
Key words: high cardiovascular risk, evidence−based medicine, therapeutic approaches.