Rapid access cardiology outpatient clinics are an acceptable alternative pathway for patients with low-intermediate risk chest pain and can reduce hospitalisations, results from a NSW pilot scheme suggest. The model, in which patients are referred to a hospital co-located cardiologist-led clinic has become the model of choice for assessment of suspected angina in the UK. ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Rapid access cardiology clinics show potential for chest pain patients
By Tessa Hoffman
11 Oct 2018