• FP Essentials™ 

    Acute Coronary Syndrome

    #490 Edition | March 2020

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    Foreword
    Presentation and Diagnostic Evaluation
    Management
    Common Complications and Conditions That Mimic ACS
    Postdischarge Care

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    In This Edition

    • Recognize typical and atypical symptoms of acute coronary syndrome (ACS).
    • Establish an appropriate rule-out protocol to exclude ACS in typical or atypical symptoms.
    • Prescribe guideline-recommended antiplatelet therapy to a patient with ACS.
    • Diagnose an ST-segment myocardial infarction and arrange reperfusion therapy within the guideline-recommended timeframe.
    • Recommend appropriate emergency management for common serious complications of myocardial infarction.
    • Identify conditions that can mimic or be misdiagnosed as ACS.
    • Prescribe statins according to current guidelines for ACS.
    • Describe the appropriate duration for dual antiplatelet therapy in patients who have undergone stent placement after an ACS.
       

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