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Interhospital variation in the RATPAC Trial (Randomised Assessment of Treatment using Panel Assay of Cardiac markers)
  1. Mike Bradburn1,
  2. Steve W Goodacre1,
  3. Patrick Fitzgerald1,
  4. Tim Coats2,
  5. Alasdair Gray3,
  6. Taj Hassan4,
  7. Julian Humphrey5,
  8. Jason Kendall6,
  9. Jason Smith7,
  10. Paul Collinson8,
  11. On behalf of the RATPAC Research Team*
  1. 1School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
  2. 2Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
  3. 3Emergency Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  4. 4Emergency Department, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
  5. 5Emergency Department, Barnsley District General Hospital, Barnsley, UK
  6. 6Emergency Department, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
  7. 7Emergency Department, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
  8. 8Department of Chemical Pathology, St Georges Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Steve Goodacre, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK; s.goodacre{at}sheffield.ac.uk

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  • Disclaimer The views and opinions expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the NIHR HTA.

  • * The RATPAC Research Team, Trial Steering Committee and Data Monitoring Committee are listed in appendix 1.

  • Funding National Institute for Health Research, Health Technology Assessment Programme

  • Competing interest None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the Leeds East REC.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Disclaimer The views and opinions expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the NIHR HTA.

  • * The RATPAC Research Team, Trial Steering Committee and Data Monitoring Committee are listed in appendix 1.

  • Funding National Institute for Health Research, Health Technology Assessment Programme

  • Competing interest None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the Leeds East REC.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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