These guidelines provide explicit recommendations for practicing clinicians about the management of Non-ST elevation and ST elevation acute coronary syndromes and cover the continuum from the acute event to secondary prevention in the community.
Type: Clinical / Management
Target audience: Specialist / Primary Care Practitioners - Pharmacists, Nurses, Dietitians, Physiotherapists
Unique Features: These guidelines provide consensus statements formulated by DHA clinician representatives for important areas of clinical practice where evidence is limited. Criteria for triage for cardiac catheterization and revascularization is provided as well as sample protocols, pharmacotherapy dosages and costs and glycemic, blood pressure and lipid targets.
Download Nova Scotia Guidelines for Acute Coronary Syndromes (PDF - from Cardiovascular Health Nova Scotia Website)
For more information about this guideline and other guidelines and documents please visit Cardiovascular Health Nova Scotia (CVHNS) Website.