Acute Coronary Syndrome

  • Cardiotext Publishing
  • 2017
  • 0
  • eng
  • 1
  • 9781935395386

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Urgent and Follow-up Care is a must-read for all those involved in the care of ACS, including EMS, nurses, advanced practice providers as well as physicians. This book not only reviews the causes of ACS, but also provides evidence-based acute and follow-up treatment recommendations that incorporate the perspectives of all those involved in the care of these patients. Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes The role of EMS in the triage of the ACS patient Evaluation and treatment of the ACS patient in the emergency department Pharmacologic management of the ACS patient Follow-up care of the ACS patient The role of the team in carrying out successful guideline-driven care