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Initial evaluation

Hao Chin and Derek Connolly

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/9780199543496.003.0004

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Initial evaluation

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Have a low threshold of suspicion as symptoms can be atypical. Early and repeated electro-cardiograms (ECGs) are very helpful. Cardiac biomarkers are increasingly useful for both diagnosis and prognosis.

Chapter.  2858 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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