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December 2019
Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) include heart attacks and other blockages in the blood vessels in the heart. This clinical care standard describes the care that patients with a suspected ACS should receive, from the onset of symptoms through to discharge from hospital. It addresses recognition of an ACS, rapid assessment, early management and early initiation of a tailored rehabilitation plan.

Main sections:

• Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard

• Indicators for local monitoring

• About the clinical care standards

• Acute coronary syndromes

• About this clinical care standard

• How to use this clinical care standard

• Immediate management

• Early assessment

• Timely reperfusion

• Risk stratification

• Coronary angiography

• Individualised care plan
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