Review of the necessary knowledge to provide optimal evidence-based care for the acute coronary syndrome patient
- Comprehensive guide to acute coronary syndrome
- Expert commentary from two key thought leaders in the field
- Extensive illustrations, tables, figures, and appendix to further guide the reader
Managing Acute Coronary Syndromes in Clinical Practice is an essential resource for the clinician in the management of ACS. In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of the epidemiology and clinical presentation of ACS, it also guides the reader through risk assessment, risk stratifi cation, diagnosis, and treatment of these syndromes. The book concludes with a discussion on emerging technologies in the treatment of ACS.
The handbook format and ample use of illustrations make this pocketbook an excellent resource for general practitioners, emergency medicine physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician trainees, medical students, nursing students, and paramedics who wish to keep up-to-date with recent advances in the understanding and treatment of ACS.
Definition, epidemiology, and prognosis.- Pathophysiology.- Clinical manifestations.- Risk stratification.- Anti-platelet therapies.- Anti-thrombin therapy.- Miscellaneous therapies.- Revascularization and reperfusion therapy.- Controversies and future approaches.