Table of contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Summary
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 What is CHD?
    • 1.2 How is CHD managed and treated?
    • 1.3 What are the benefits of using linked data to examine health outcomes for people with CHD?
    • 1.4 What is in this report?
  • 2. Methods
    • 2.1 Data sources
    • 2.2 Study population
    • 2.3 Study period
    • 2.4 Analysis variables
    • 2.5 Study limitations
  • 3. Profile of patients and major CVD outcomes
    • 3.1 Patient characteristics
    • 3.2 Major CVD outcomes
  • 4. Community-based health care
    • 4.1 Most CHD patients visited a medical practitioner after discharge
    • 4.2 Nearly all CHD patients visited a GP
  • 5. What is next?
  • Appendix A: Methods and classifications
    • Data sources
    • Index hospital stay
    • Analysis variables
    • Classifications
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures