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Salim Yusuf Mb Bs DPhil Frcpc
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#1John Ferguson (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 8
#2Neil O’Leary (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 2
Last.Martin O'Donnell (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 54
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Background Population attributable fractions (PAF) measure the proportion of disease prevalence that would be avoided in a hypothetical population, similar to the population of interest, but where a particular risk factor is eliminated. They are extensively used in epidemiology to quantify and compare disease burden due to various risk factors, and directly influence public policy regarding possible health interventions. In contrast to individual specific metrics such as relative risks and odds ...
#1John W. Eikelboom (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 93
#2Stuart J. Connolly (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 56
Last.Salim Yusuf Mb Bs DPhil Frcpc (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 214
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Background: Patients treated with antithrombotic drugs are at risk of bleeding. Bleeding may be the first manifestation of underlying cancer. Methods: We examined new cancers diagnosed in relation ...
#1Lukas Aguirre Dávila (MHH: Hannover Medical School)H-Index: 3
#2Kristina Weber (MHH: Hannover Medical School)H-Index: 5
Last.Armin Koch (MHH: Hannover Medical School)H-Index: 26
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#1Thomas Vanassche (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)H-Index: 16
#2Peter Verhamme (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)H-Index: 32
Last.Jackie Bosch (McMaster University)H-Index: 45
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AimsSecondary prevention in patients with coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease involves antithrombotic therapy and optimal control of cardiovascular risk factors. In the Cardiovasc...
#1Rajnish Joshi (AIIMS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 8
#2Twinkle Agrawal (St. John's Medical College)H-Index: 3
Last.Salim Yusuf Mb Bs DPhil Frcpc (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 214
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Abstract Background There is a need to identify and test low cost approaches for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk reduction that can enable health systems to achieve such a strategy. Objective Community health workers (CHWs) are an integral part of health-care delivery system in lower income countries. Our aim was to assess impact of CHW based interventions in reducing CVD risk factors in rural households in India. Methods We performed an open-label cluster-randomized trial in 28 villages in 3 ...
#1Jon-David Schwalm (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 13
#2Tara McCready (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 7
Last.Salim Yusuf Mb Bs DPhil Frcpc (McMaster University)H-Index: 214
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Summary Background Hypertension is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease globally. Despite proven benefits, hypertension control is poor. We hypothesised that a comprehensive approach to lowering blood pressure and other risk factors, informed by detailed analysis of local barriers, would be superior to usual care in individuals with poorly controlled or newly diagnosed hypertension. We tested whether a model of care involving non-physician health workers (NPHWs), primary care physicians, ...
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