Association of unstable angina guideline care with improved survival.

  title={Association of unstable angina guideline care with improved survival.},
  author={Robert P Giugliano and Donald M. Lloyd-Jones and Carlos Arturo Camargo and Martin A. Makary and Christopher J. O'Donnell},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={160 12},
BACKGROUND An unstable angina guideline was published in 1994 by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Bethesda, Md. However, the relationship between guideline-concordant care and patient outcomes is unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine whether guideline-concordant care is associated with improved outcomes. METHODS The study sample consisted of 275 consecutive nonreferral patients hospitalized with primary unstable angina. One-year survival and survival free of myocardial infarction… CONTINUE READING
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