To the Editor In the study by Cohen et al,1 the authors report no improvement in cardiovascular risk factors when dietician or nurse-led education was provided to patients following acute coronary syndrome (ACS) compared with usual care. This study represents an alternative approach to standard educational interventions that could be provided through clinic-based cardiac rehabilitation (CR) following ACS.
Bernal DDL, Bereznicki LRE, Peterson GM. Improving Medication Adherence and Helping Patients Make Lifestyle Changes. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(10):1707-1708. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.669