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Complications and Prognosis
Screening and Prevention
Patients with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome with or without diagnostic ECG changes or elevated troponin levels
Patients with chest pain associated with hemodynamic instability or congestive heart failure
Identify and treat conditions that contribute to or complicate ischemic heart disease
Modify risk factors for ischemic heart disease to reduce risk of myocardial infarction and cardiovascular death; use both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic methods as necessary
Control acute angina symptoms with sublingual nitroglycerin or short-acting nitrates
Institute long-term symptom control
Consider revascularization by percutaneous catheter–based techniques or coronary artery bypass graft
Smoking cessation r36c200d4
Weight management r36c202
Physical activity c203
Prevention of infectious diseases r38
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