This NICE clinical knowledge summary (CKS) topic covers the use of prophylactic treatments, rehabilitation, and modification of risk factors in people who have had a myocardial infarction (MI) and do not have heart failure.
Acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina and myocardial infarction) is a cardiac cause of chest pain. This section of this NICE clinical knowledge summary (CKS) explores recognition and management of ACS.
This guideline covers the early and longer-term (rehabilitation) management of acute coronary syndromes. These include ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and unstable angina. The guideline aims to improve survival and quality of life for people who have a heart attack or unstable angina.
This review provides an overview of the challenges associated with the management of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in older people whilst offering practical management suggestions.
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