Management of Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

Authoring Organizations

Publication Month/Year

September 23, 2014

Last Updated Month/Year

July 31, 2023

Document Type


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Emergency care, Hospital, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Treatment, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D054058 - Acute Coronary Syndrome


acute coronary syndrome, antiplatelet agents, DAPT, Dual antiplatelet therapy, NSTE-ACS, acute coronary syndromes

Source Citation

Amsterdam EA, Wenger NK, Brindis RG, Casey DE Jr, Ganiats TG, Holmes DR Jr, Jaffe AS, Jneid H, Kelly RF, Kontos MC, Levine GN, Liebson PR, Mukherjee D, Peterson ED, Sabatine MS, Smalling RW, Zieman SJ. 2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Dec 23;64(24):e139-e228. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.09.017. Epub 2014 Sep 23. Erratum in: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Dec 23;64(24):2713-4. Dosage error in article text. PMID: 25260718.