Fairness in the coronary angiography queue

Alter, David A.; Basinski, Antoni S. H.; Cohen, Eric A.; Naylor, C. David
October 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/05/99, Vol. 161 Issue 7, p813
Academic Journal
Reports the results of a Canadian study on the fairness in the coronary angiography queue. How patients on the waiting lists for coronary angiography may not receive priority on the basis of clinical acuity because of the lack of queuing criteria; Length of time patients spend waiting for coronary angiography; Background; Methods; Results; Interpretation.


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