Acute coronary syndrome

Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for acute coronary syndrome. Take action and seek medical help if you experience chest pain or other warning signs.
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This webpage is currently being updated with the latest medical information which will be made available as soon as possible. Show in media library: Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are the first cause of death worldwide and the leading cause of disease burden in high income countries1. Rapid and accurate diagnosis is critical because missing an ACS can be fatal and timely intervention improves outcome2,3.

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Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Definitions - Stable Angina, Unstable Angina, NSTEMI, STEMI 1 STABLE ANGINA - Angina pain develops when there is increased demand in the setting of a stable atherosclerotic plaque. The vessel is unable to dilate enough to allow adequate blood flow to meet the myocardial 2 UNSTABLE ANGINA - The plaque ruptures and a thrombus forms around the ruptured plaque, causing partial occlusion of the vessel. Angina pain occurs at rest or progresses rapidly over a short Acute Coronary Syndrome, Pathophysiology Nursing, Cardiac Nursing, Cardiovascular System, Cath Lab Nursing, Nurse Brain Sheet, Syndrome, Medical Coding, Cardiovascular

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Definitions - Stable Angina, Unstable Angina, NSTEMI, STEMI 1 STABLE ANGINA - Angina pain develops when there is increased demand in the setting of a stable atherosclerotic plaque. The vessel is unable to dilate enough to allow adequate blood flow to meet the myocardial 2 UNSTABLE ANGINA - The plaque ruptures and a thrombus forms around the ruptured plaque, causing partial occlusion of the vessel. Angina pain occurs at rest or progresses rapidly over a short…

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