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Prevention of acute coronary syndromes

Anthony S. Wierzbicki

in Acute Coronary Syndromes

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199543496
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607198 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199543496.003.0003

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Prevention of acute coronary syndromes

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Evaluate cardiovascular risk factors. Intervene on lifestyle-related cardiovascular risk factors: smoking, obesity, etc. Optimize lipid profile and especially maintain low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) <2 mmol/L. Optimize blood pressure management. Optimize glycaemic control in diabetes.

Chapter.  4028 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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