1Imperial College School of Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK
2University of Gent, Gent, Belgium
3Aarhus Amtssygehus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
4Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
5Ospedale San Gerardo dei Tintori, Monza, Italy
6University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland.
7Correspondence and requests for reprints to Professor David Wood, Cardiac Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London, SW3 6LY, UK. Tel: +44 171 351 8855; fax: +44 171 351 8856; e-mail: D.Wood@ic.ac.uk
*European Society of Cardiology, European Atherosclerosis Society, European Society of Hypertension, International Society of Behavioural Medicine, European Society of General Practice/Family Medicine and the European Heart Network.
Received 20 July 1998 Accepted 20 July 1998