A prospective, observational study of a chest pain observation unit in a British hospital.

@article{Goodacre2002APO,
  title={A prospective, observational study of a chest pain observation unit in a British hospital.},
  author={Steve Goodacre and Francis Morris and Stephen Campbell and Jane Arnold and Karen Angelini},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={117-21}
}
OBJECTIVES To establish a chest pain observation unit, monitor its performance in terms of appropriate discharge after assessment, and estimate the cost per patient. METHODS Prospective, observational, cohort study of patients attending a large, city, teaching hospital accident and emergency department between 1 March 1999 and 29 February 2000 with acute undifferentiated chest pain. Patients were managed on a chest pain observation unit, entailing two to six hours of observation, serial… CONTINUE READING

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