The investigation and management of stable angina. Report of a working party of the Joint Audit Committee of the British Cardiac Society and the Royal College of Physicians of London

J R Coll Physicians Lond. 1993 Jul;27(3):267-73.


This paper is a summary of present practices in the investigation and management of angina. The mechanism, incidence, and prevalence of angina are reviewed, the roles of invasive and non-invasive investigations assessed, and the indications for coronary angioplasty and coronary bypass grafting discussed. Basic audit data sets for primary, secondary, and tertiary care are proposed and potential audit initiatives suggested.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Angina Pectoris / complications
  • Angina Pectoris / diagnosis*
  • Angina Pectoris / therapy*
  • Humans