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Risk factors for emergency presentation with lung and colorectal cancers: A systematic review (2015)
Journal Article
Mitchell, E. D., Pickwell-Smith, B., & Macleod, U. (2015). Risk factors for emergency presentation with lung and colorectal cancers: A systematic review. BMJ open, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006965

© 2015, BMJ. All rights reserved. Objective: To identify patient and practitioner factors that influence cancer diagnosis via emergency presentation (EP). Design: Systematic review. Data sources: MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, EBM Reviews, Science and Soci... Read More about Risk factors for emergency presentation with lung and colorectal cancers: A systematic review.

The role of primary care in cancer diagnosis via emergency presentation: qualitative synthesis of significant event reports (2015)
Journal Article
Mitchell, E. D., Rubin, G., Merriman, L., & Macleod, U. (2015). The role of primary care in cancer diagnosis via emergency presentation: qualitative synthesis of significant event reports. The British journal of cancer / Cancer Research Campaign, 112(S1), S50-S56. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2015.42

Background: Patients diagnosed with cancer in the context of an emergency presentation (EP) have poorer outcomes. It is often assumed that such patients present to the emergency department without consulting their general practitioner (GP). Little w... Read More about The role of primary care in cancer diagnosis via emergency presentation: qualitative synthesis of significant event reports.