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Cost effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for patients with acute, undifferentiated chest pain
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    Dear Editor

    I read with interest the paper by Goodacre and Calvert.[1] I agree with the authors that as most patients of undifferentiated chest pain have a benign disorder, admission represents a considerable waste of resources. Nevertheless, it is worrying to note that in UK 6% of patients discharged from emergency departments after attendance with acute chest pain were found to have prognostically significant myo...

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