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Developing a rapid access chest pain clinic: Qualitative studies of patients' needs and experiences

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Objective: The aims of this study are to understand the needs and experiences of rapid access chest pain clinic attenders and to determine the acceptability and effectiveness of simple procedural changes. Methods: Two qualitative studies of clinic attenders before and after procedural changes which were guided by the first study. Results: Study 1: Patients wanted to be reassured, by knowing what was causing their pain, understanding the cause, and feeling able to help themselves. Often, these...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOMATIC RESEARCH
Volume:
59
Issue:
4
Pages:
237-246
Publication date:
2005-10-05
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ISSN:
0022-3999
URN:
uuid:6ef0c0d3-a02a-4afa-a647-d46f13645ff4
Source identifiers:
139860
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pubs:139860

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