Geographic, demographic, and socioeconomic variations in the investigation and management of coronary heart disease in Scotland.

@article{MacLeod1999GeographicDA,
  title={Geographic, demographic, and socioeconomic variations in the investigation and management of coronary heart disease in Scotland.},
  author={Margaret MacLeod and Alan R Finlayson and Jill P. Pell and Iain N Findlay},
  journal={Heart},
  year={1999},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={252-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether age, sex, level of deprivation, and area of residence affect the likelihood of investigation and treatment of patients with coronary heart disease. DESIGN, PATIENTS, AND INTERVENTIONS Routine discharge data were used to identify patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) between 1991 and 1993 inclusive. Record linkage provided the proportion undergoing angiography, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), and coronary artery bypass… CONTINUE READING

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