How one minute could prevent unnecessary hospitalization, te
Using a shared decision-making aid to involve patients more in their own care decisions can prevent unnecessary hospitalization or advanced cardiac tests for patients reporting low-risk chest pain -- for the cost of about 1 minute of time. So says a study from Mayo Clinic researchers, published online today in The BMJ.

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the second highest cause of emergency department visits is chest pain....

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-12/mc-hom120516.php
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