Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: European Practice Assessment of Cardiovascular risk management (EPA Cardio): protocol of an international observational study in primary care | Implementation Science BioMed Central Open Access Study protocol European Practice Assessment of Cardiovascular risk management EPA Cardio protocol of an international observational study in primary care Michel Wensing 1 Sabine Ludt2 Stephen Campbell3 Jan van Lieshout1 Eckhard Volbracht4 Richard Grol for on behalf of the EPA Cardio Project Group Address 1Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare Germany 2Heidelberg University Hospital Department of General Practice and Health Services Research Germany 3University of Manchester National Centre for Primary Care Development and Research UK and 4Bertelsmann Foundation Gutersloh Germany Email Michel Wensing - Sabine Ludt - Stephen Campbell - Jan van Lieshout - Richard Grol - Corresponding author Published 7 January 2009 Received II July 2008 Implementation Science 2009 4 3 doi 1748-5908-4-3 Accepted 7 January 2009 This article is available from http content 4 1 3 2009 Wensing et al licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http licenses by which permits unrestricted use distribution and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract_ Background Despite important improvements in available prevention and treatment cardiovascular diseases CVD remain an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Not all high-risk patients and patients with CVD have healthy lifestyles and receive the best possible healthcare. Internationally comparative data are needed to compare cardiovascular risk management in different countries and to .