The acceptability, safety, and efficacy of practice guidelines have rarely been evaluated.
Moreover, despite the recent development of guidelines and decision aids for patients admitted to coronary care and intermediate care units, few have been tested in clinical practice.
A prospective, controlled clinical trial with an alternate-month design.
A large teaching community hospital.
Patients admitted to coronary care and intermediate care units with chest pain who were considered at low risk for complications according to a practice guideline (n=375).
Mots-clés Pascal : Angine poitrine, Homme, Hospitalisation, Temps séjour, Recommandation, Complication, Coût, Economie santé, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Angina pectoris, Human, Hospitalization, Residence time, Recommendation, Complication, Costs, Health economy, Cardiovascular disease, Coronary heart disease
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Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.