TITLE

Early management of unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: summary of NICE guidance

AUTHOR(S)
Gray, Huon H.; Henderson, Robert A.; De Belder, Mark A.; Underwood, S. Richard; Camm, A. John
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Heart;Oct2010, Vol. 96 Issue 20, p1662
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the clinical guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) of Great Britain in October 2010 on the early management of unstable angina (UA) and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). It briefly presents the clinical definition of acute coronary syndromes, acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and UA. Included in the NICE guidance are risk assessment and its impact on patient management and antiplatelet and antithrombin therapy, among others.
ACCESSION #
55160556

 

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