Chapter 36. An Integrated Approach to the Management of Patients After the Early Phase of the Acute Coronary Syndromes

  1. Salim Yusuf1,
  2. John A Cairns2,
  3. A John Camm3,
  4. Ernest L Fallen4 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh5
  1. Desmond G Julian

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch36

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Julian, D. G. (2002) An Integrated Approach to the Management of Patients After the Early Phase of the Acute Coronary Syndromes, in Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), BMJ Books, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Research Chair, Senior Scientist of the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Director of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine, McMaster, University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  2. 2

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  3. 3

    Professor of Clinical Cardiology and Chief, Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

  4. 4

    Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  5. 5

    Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727916990

Online ISBN: 9780470986882

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Keywords:

  • unstable angina;
  • postinfarction patient management;
  • cardiac rehabilitation;
  • calcium antagonists;
  • β blockers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Changing definitions of myocardial infarction and unstable angina

  • Management of the postinfarction patient

  • Management of the complications of MI

  • Limitations of the evidence available

  • An integrated approach to post-MI and unstable angina patients