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Bypassing the Blues


This Web site for health professionals provides information and resources to incorporate post–coronary artery bypass graft depression screening and treatment programs into routine clinical care. It is based on a clinical trial that examined the impact of collaborative care for depression in a population with cardiac disease.

This site is divided into the following sections:
  • Bypassing the Blues study materials
  • Patient education and screening
  • Study publications
  • Professional links
  • What's new
  • Contact our study
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University of Pittsburgh's Center for Research on Health Care

Funding Sources

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.); National Institutes of Health

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  • Release Date: 02/2009
  • Original Summary: 01/2010
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Last updated: February 03, 2010.