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The effect of socioeconomic disadvantage on prescription of guideline-recommended medications for patients with acute coronary syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background There are varying data on whether socioeconomic status (SES) affects the treatment in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Our aim was to obtain a reliable estimate of the effect of SES on discharge prescription of medications following an ACS through systematic review and meta-analysis. Methods Medline, EMBASE and Global Health were searched systematically on 6th April 2016. Studies were eligible if the participants had ACS and reported t... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12939-017-0658-z

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
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Woodward, M
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Principal Research Fellowship
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BioMed Central
Journal:
International Journal for Equity in Health More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Article number:
162
Publication date:
2017-08-31
Acceptance date:
2017-08-23
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1475-9276
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pubs:725665
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uuid:21c39485-e720-4fa0-a222-4f0b46d5dcef
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725665
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2017-09-06

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