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    • Michael R Chester, Consultant Cardiologist & Director National Refractory Angina Centre
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      • John Bridson, Clinical Ethicist, National Refractory Angina Centre, Liverpool

    Dear Editor,

    In his editorial on ‘Alternative treatments for angina,’ Dr Lanza makes no mention of the value of rehabilitation, especially patient and carer education, in improving quality of life. Given the central role of patient education in [refractory] angina management, this requires comment.

    Damaging misconceptions are common in angina sufferers and their carers, and education is a potent and critica...

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