Acute coronary syndrome
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Complications and Prognosis
Screening and Prevention
All patients with confirmed acute coronary syndrome require admission to hospital telemetry unit r1r2
For patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction who present to a facility without the capability to perform percutaneous coronary intervention, transfer to a hospital with appropriate facilities if transfer can be achieved within first-medical-contact-to-balloon-time window of 90 minutes or less r2
Initial treatment in all patients
For ST-elevation myocardial infarction r2r27r37
For non–ST-elevation myocardial infarction or unstable angina
Secondary prevention r26
Initial supportive care includes: r1r2c187
Risk reduction strategies for secondary prevention
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