Letter by Braillon Regarding Article, “Resource Effective Strategies to Prevent and Treat Cardiovascular Disease”
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To the Editor:
Schwalm et al1 called for resource-efficient strategies to reduce the identified evidence-practice gaps of primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, rightly stressing the need for the improvement of systems of care and ranking first effective measures for tobacco control. Like the Journal, they deserve to be commended because this article may be the best comprehensive framework provided yet, but some comments are needed about secondary prevention.
First, in terms of the need for developing and deploying systems of care that address barriers of systems …