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Excess of mortality in patients with chest pain peaks in the first 3 days period after the incident and normalizes after 1 month.

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BACKGROUND: patients presenting with chest pain have a 5% chance of experiencing a coronary event. These patients are at risk of mortality and should be recognized and referred to secondary care. Aim. To determine the relationship between referral type and mortality in patients with chest pain. METHODS: the design of the study is an observational study. The setting of the study is a sentinel network of general practices in Belgium, covering 1.6% of the total population. The subjects are 1558...

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Publisher copy:
10.1093/fampra/cmq052
Journal:
Family practice More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
6
Pages:
604-608
Publication date:
2010-12-01
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EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:215564
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uuid:214649bf-d21b-48df-9e87-6eb5b0307bb2
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pubs:215564
Source identifiers:
215564
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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