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Title: Effects of age, gender, ethnicity and social deprivation on mode of presentation, management patterns and outcomes in patients admitted with acute coronary syndromes
Author: Awad-Elkarim, Ahmed Awad-Elkarim
ISNI:       0000 0004 2745 4379
Awarding Body: University of London
Current Institution: Imperial College London
Date of Award: 2007
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Aims: To examine whether level of social deprivation explains the observed inter-ethnic differential in risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) admission, and to describe determinants and outcomes of different management patterns stratified by ethnicity. Methods: A prospective registry of consecutive patients admitted to coronary care units and medical wards of eight adjacent west London hospitals. A total of 512 patients with a diagnosis of ACS were admitted between 1 June and 31 August 1998. Level of social deprivation derived from area of residence was used to stratify cases socio-economic status, and the admitted cohort of 428 resident patients was then followed up for 45 months.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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