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Fig. 6

From: NPS MedicineWise: 20 years of change

Fig. 6

Unplanned hospitalisations for heart failure and deaths due to cardiovascular diseases per 100,000 person-days per month from January 2006 to June 2014, 45 and Up Study participants [29]. The study showed statistically significant change in the monthly number of participants per 100,000 person-days dispensed HF specific beta-blockers and aldosterone antagonist in line with the program messages. There was also a large reduction in the rate of unplanned hospitalisations and CVD related deaths following a delay of 12 months after the intervention date. Data source: 45 Up Study, Sax Institute, Australia [29].

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