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Information sheets for patients with acute chest pain: randomised controlled trial

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Objectives: To determine whether providing an information sheet to patients with acute chest pain reduces anxiety, improves health related quality of life, improves satisfaction with care, or alters subsequent symptoms or actions. Design: Single centre, non-blinded, randomised controlled trial. Setting: Chest pain unit of an emergency department. Participants: 700 consecutive patients with acute chest pain and no clear diagnosis at initial presentation. Interventions: After a diagnostic asses...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.b541

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"Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield"
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University of Sheffield
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Health Services Research,School of Health and Related Research
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University of Sheffield
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Department of Information Studies
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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Queen's College
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ (British Medical Journal) Journal website
Volume:
338
Issue:
262
Article number:
b541
Publication date:
2009-02-01
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1756-1833
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English
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Deposit date:
2009-04-30

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