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Table 1 Recommendations, clinical conditions, importance and estimated number of reminders

From: Effectiveness of computerized point-of-care reminders on adherence with multiple clinical recommendations by primary health care providers: protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Recommendation ( Clinical condition Importance n (estimated)
Control blood pressure: ≤140/90 or ≥150/95, depending on risk status Arterial hypertension/elevated cardiovascular risk Moderate 534,702
Control glycaemia: HbA1c ≤ 8 % Type 2 diabetes mellitus Moderate 92,520
Control cholesterol: LDL < 120 Cerebrovascular accident/Ischemic heart disease Moderate 90,060
Screen for retinopathy Type 2 diabetes mellitus Moderate 67,710
Smoking cessation within past year Smoking habit Moderate 711,392
Vaccination for hepatitis B Hepatitis C Moderate 14,534
ACEI/ARA2 treatment Heart failure High 11,394
Beta blockers treatment Heart failure/Ischemic heart disease High 69,155
Antiplatelet/anticoagulant treatment Atrial fibrillation High 16,260
Antiplatelet treatment Cerebrovascular accident/Ischemic heart disease High 12,916
  1. Hb haemoglobin, LDL low-density lipoprotein, ACEI angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, ARB angiotensin II receptor blocker