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ACC/AHA Unveil New Guideline for Treating Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Sep 25, 2014

The new ACC/AHA 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes released on Sept. 23 has a new name and new terminology that reflect current ways of thinking about this frequent and serious cardiac condition. According to Writing Committee Chair Ezra A. Amsterdam, MD, FACC, the new guideline title emphasizes the pathophysiologic continuum of unstable angina and NSTEMI and their frequently indistinguishable clinical presentations. Another significant change is the replacement of the term “initial conservative management” with “ischemia-guided strategy” to more clearly convey the physiologic rationale of this approach. Read more on CardioSource.org.


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