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Does ageism affect the management of ischaemic heart disease?

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OBJECTIVES: To analyse access by age to exercise testing, coronary angiography, revascularisation (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty/stent insertion and coronary artery bypass graft surgery) and receipt of thrombolysis, where indicated, for hospital patients with diagnosed cardiovascular disease. METHOD: Retrospective case note analysis, tracking each case backwards and forwards by 12 months from the patient's date of entry to the study. The setting was a district hospital in th...

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10.1258/13558190360468218

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Bowling, A More by this author
Kennelly, M More by this author
Banning, AP More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of health services research and policy
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
40-47
Publication date:
2003-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1758-1060
ISSN:
1355-8196
URN:
uuid:601c3553-e5ae-400c-8af7-4ff9ec9db677
Source identifiers:
245271
Local pid:
pubs:245271

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