Vincenza Snow, MD; Patricia Barry, MD, MPH; Stephan D. Fihn, MD, MPH; Raymond J. Gibbons, MD; Douglas K. Owens, MD; Sankey V. Williams, MD; Christel Mottur-Pilson, PhD; Kevin B. Weiss, MD, MPH; American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Chronic Stable Angina Panel*
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Dr. Barry: Merck Institute of Aging and Health, 1100 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005.
Dr. Fihn: Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, MS152, Seattle, WA 98108.
Dr. Gibbons: Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55906.
Dr. Owens: Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304.
Dr. Williams: University of Pennsylvania, 1220 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
Dr. Weiss: Hines Veterans Administration Hospital (151H), PO Box 5000, Hines, IL 60141.
Snow V, Barry P, Fihn SD, Gibbons RJ, Owens DK, Williams SV, et al. Primary Care Management of Chronic Stable Angina and Asymptomatic Suspected or Known Coronary Artery Disease: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2004;141:562-567. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-141-7-200410050-00014
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2004;141(7):562-567.
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