Too many heart patients discharged without follow-up careBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7504.1346-a (Published 09 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1346
- Zosia Kmietowicz
Too many patients who are treated in hospital for heart disease are being discharged without appropriate advice on how they can improve their health and with little follow-up care, show results of a patient survey done by the NHS inspection body, the Healthcare Commission.
Responses to a postal questionnaire completed by almost 4000 patients who had been hospitalised with coronary heart disease show that nearly half of the people who had …
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