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The development of a nurse-led angina management programme

Diane Burke, RN, Dip HEdP.Cardiac Liaison SisterAngina is a symptom of coronary heart disease (CHD), caused by an imbalance between the myocardium's demand for oxygen and the ability of the coronary arteries to supply it. This is usually the result of a partial obstruction of a coronary artery by atheroma (de Bono, 1999).

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