Appropriateness of outpatient follow-up for patients with cardiac disease in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham.

Scanlon, T. (1996) Appropriateness of outpatient follow-up for patients with cardiac disease in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. South East Institute of Public Health, 5 pp. (Full text available)

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to identify and describe the outpatients with a cardiac problem in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham whose follow-up may be inappropriate. Four cardiology and two medical outpatient clinics were selected. The study design was a cross sectional case note survey. The study sample comprised 184 outpatients who fulfilled the inclusion criteria and attended during the week beginning July 3rd 1995. The main outcome measures were; duration of follow-up, cardiac diagnoses, eo-morbidity, grade of attending staff, discharge rates, reason for attendance, reason for further follow-up.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 14:32
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 05:15
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24833 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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