Improving depression and anxiety screening of patients with heart disease: implementing a multidisciplinary Clinical Pathway
Rahman, A. & Worrall-Carter, L. (2008). Improving depression and anxiety screening of patients with heart disease: implementing a multidisciplinary Clinical Pathway.
Data collected at St Vincent’s Public Hospital (STV) (Melbourne) cardiac wards over 3 years, 2008-2010 (212 patients).
This study was aimed at improving the screening of depression and anxiety in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), through implementation of a model of care including examining the effectiveness of a clinical pathway in patients following admission for an acute cardiac event.
Based on a collaboration with “Beyond Blue”, Professor Patricia Davidson (Curtin University) and Dr Steve Bunker (Medibank Private).