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The 2012 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (UA/NSTEMI) Guideline: a critical appraisal.
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PMID:  23227283     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently published the 2012 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (Updating the 2007 Guideline and Replacing the 2011 Update).(1) These guidelines were developed in collaboration with multiple societies and represent an important landmark in the management of patients with unstable angina (UA) and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). This paper provides a critical overview of some of the clinically relevant novel and modified recommendations proposed by the updated guideline.
Hani Jneid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1947-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J     Publication Date:    2012 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-11     Completed Date:  2013-05-23     Revised Date:  2014-05-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101508600     Medline TA:  Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  26-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
American Heart Association
Angina, Unstable / surgery*
Disease Management*
Myocardial Infarction / surgery*
Myocardial Revascularization / standards*
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
United States

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