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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. (KAR id:24833)

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 > RA421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 14:32 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:03 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24833 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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