Heart study resources
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- Useful websites
Summary of Cardiovascular Disorders
The Merck Manual
Clinical Standards for Heart Disease (NHS QIS 2010)
CRIGS (Cardiac Rehabilitation Interest Group Scotland)
Evolving resource and research base for Scottish Cardiac Rehabilitation. No website available at present. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Better Heart Disease and Stroke Care Action Plan
Launched by The Scottish Government in June 2009
Coronary Heart Disease / Stroke Strategy for Scotland (PDF)(2002)
Long term plan for Coronary Heart Disease with an emphasis on primary prevention and inequality.
National Service Framework for Coronary Heart Disease Leading the Way(2005)
Progress report for England and Wales.
Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: We Must go Further (2006) (PDF)
The Heart Health Network Executive Group.
Review Of Specialist Heart Failure Services In Scotland Compiled by Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland & British Heart Foundation on behalf of the Scottish Heart Failure Nurse Forum (SHFNF) Autumn 2008
Summary of Scottish National Advanced Heart Failure Strategy NHS Scotland 2009
Managed Clinical Networks (MCNs)
BHF (British Heart Foundation) resource for up to date Cardiovascular statistics.
www.heartelearning.org – A free cardiac e-learning resource for health and social care professionals
A resource for patients and doctors about thrombosis