Table 5.1Quality of included studies in evidence review for “Patient information”

StudyPopulationMethodsAnalysisRelevance to guideline population
Pier 200810Well reportedWell reportedWell reported and credible.Australia.
Patients with MI, CABG, angioplasty or angina from GP practices.
Weetch 200311Poorly reportedPoorly reportedPoorly reportedUK. People suffering from angina who had been hospitalised in the coronary care ward.
McGillion 200412Well reportedWell reportedWell reported and credibleCanada.
People with chronic stable angina living at home.
Karlik 199013Well reportedWell reportedQuantitative analysis.USA.
In-patients experiencing angina admitted to acute – care hospital for cardiac catheterisation.

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