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Acute coronary syndromes: clinical review

Acute coronary syndromes: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

2.5 hours

Published

December 3, 2015

Updated

December 3, 2015
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Programme Description

Dr George Pulikal provides a guide to the classification, diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndromes, including recommendations for lifestyle advice and follow-up. This clinical review lists recent evidence on ACS management and provides an illustrative case study.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity the healthcare professional should be better able to:
  • Classify the range of acute coronary syndromes
  • Understand how to diagnose myocardial infarction (MI)
  • Consider the role of drugs, oxygen and reperfusion therapy in the management of acute coronary syndromes
  • Answer questions patients may have after experiencing an MI
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr George Pulikal
    Locum consultant, cardiology
    Heart of England Foundation NHS Trust
    Birmingham
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Louise Newson
    GP
    West Midlands
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 2.5 learning credits (2.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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