Managed delay for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: the experience at one Canadian center.

@article{Cox1996ManagedDF,
  title={Managed delay for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: the experience at one Canadian center.},
  author={Jafna Cox and J F Petrie and P. Timothy Pollak and David E. Johnstone},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={1365-73}
}
OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess the impact of delaying coronary artery bypass surgery at one Canadian academic tertiary referral center. BACKGROUND Universal access to medical services in Canada comes at the expense of waiting lists whose impact has been incompletely assessed. METHODS A prospective, observational study of all residents of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island accepted for bypass surgery between 1 April 1992 and 31 October 1992 was undertaken to determine 1) whether… CONTINUE READING
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