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Acute Coronary Syndromes

Resources to Review Prior to Conference

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Goals and Objectives

Goals
  • Trainee will demonstrate competence in the initial evaluation and basic management of patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)

Objectives

Trainee will be able to:

  • Define:

    • Acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

    • Acute coronary occlusion (ACO)

    • Myocardial infarction (MI)

      • Type 1 myocardial infarction (MI)​

      • Type 2 myocardial infarction (MI)

    • Occlusive myocardial infarction (OMI)

  • List and describe diagnoses that comprise acute coronary syndromes

  • Describe historical features suggestive of ACS

  • Describe the EKG and laboratory findings in ACS

  • Describe initial medical management indicated for patients with ACS

  • Describe typical ED course and disposition of patients with ACS

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Additional Resources

General ACS Content
Consensus Statements
STEMI
 
Non-STE ACS (UA and NSTEMI)
ECG Diagnosis of MI
Risk Scores and Clinical Pathways
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