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Unexplained chest pain in men and women - symptom perception and outcome


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Title: Unexplained chest pain in men and women - symptom perception and outcome
Authors: Janson Fagring, Annika
E-mail: annika.janson-fagring@gu.se
Issue Date: 30-Jan-2009
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Janson Fagring A, Gaston-Johansson F, Danielson E (2005). Description of unexplained chest pain and its influence on daily life in men and women. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 4:337-344
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II. Janson Fagring A, Gaston-Johansson F, Kjellgren KI, Welin C (2007). Unexplained chest pain in relation to psychosocial factors and healthrelated quality of life in men and women. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 6:329-336
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III. Janson Fagring A, Kjellgren KI, Rosengren A, Lissner L, Manhem K, Welin C (2008). Depression, anxiety, stress, social interaction and health-related quality of life in men and women with unexplained chest pain. BMC Public Health, 8:165
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IV. Janson Fagring A, Kjellgren KI, Welin C, Manhem K, Rosengren A. Trends in incidence and mortality among patients hospitalised with unexplained chest pain compared with angina pectoris and acute myocardial infarction. Submitted for publication
Date of Defence: 2009-02-06
Disputation: Fredagen den 6 februari 2009 kl 13.00, Hörsal 2119, Arvid Wallgrens backe 2, hus 2, plan 1, ingång F
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Chest pain
unexplained chest pain
gender
daily life
psychosocial factors
stress
healthrelated quality of life
Abstract: Patients with chest pain account for a large number of all patients seeking health care. The majority of these patients are referred to emergency departments (ED) and many of them are given a discharge diagnosis of unexplained chest pain (UCP). Our knowledge of this increasing number of patients with UCP is limited. The overall aim of the thesis was to describe and analyse symptom perception, psychosocial factors, health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and outcome of unexplained chest pain (UC... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7624-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/19130
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