Margaret MacLeod

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OBJECTIVE To assess the relation between troponin concentration, assay precision, and clinical outcomes in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING Tertiary centre in Scotland. PARTICIPANTS 2092 consecutive patients admitted with suspected acute coronary syndrome were stratified with a sensitive troponin I assay(More)
BACKGROUND Rapid access chest pain clinics have facilitated the early diagnosis and treatment of patients with coronary heart disease and angina. Despite this important service provision, coronary heart disease continues to be under-diagnosed and many patients are left untreated and at risk. Recent advances in imaging technology have now led to the(More)
BACKGROUND Recent United Kingdom strategies focus on preventable suicide deaths in former psychiatric in-patients, but natural causes of death, accidents and homicide may also be important. This study was intended to find the relative importance of natural and unnatural causes of death in people discharged from long-term psychiatric care in Scotland in(More)
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