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Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain GUIDELINES Pocket Guide

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American College of Cardiology Foundation

American Heart Association

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The digital subscription version of the Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain GUIDELINES Pocket Guide contains all the same great information found in the physical pocket guide, and can be accessed on mobile devices and online:

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The Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain Pocket Guide is based on the latest guidelines of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association and was developed with their collaboration. This practical quick-reference tool contains detailed, graded recommendations for evaluation and management of chest pain including take-home messages and 20 algorithms, tables and graphics for at-a-glance summations.

  • Spiral Bound
  • 56 pages
  • 80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
  • 4.5″ x 7.25″
  • Scope of the Problem
  • Top 10 Take-Home Messages
  • Treatment
    • Defining Chest Pain
    • Initial Evaluation
    • Diagnostic Testing
  • Figures
    • Take-Home Messages for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain
    • Index of Suspicion That Chest “Pain” Is Ischemic in Origin on the Basis of Commonly Used Descriptors
    • Top 10 Causes of Chest Pain in the ED Based on Age
    • Electrocardiographic-Directed Management of Chest Pain
    • Chest Pain and Cardiac Testing Considerations
    • Choosing the Right Diagnostic Test
    • Patient-Centric Algorithms for Acute Chest Pain
    • General Approach to Risk Stratification of Patients With Suspected ACS
    • Evaluation Algorithm for Patients With Suspected ACS at Intermediate Risk With No Known CAD
    • Evaluation Algorithm for Patients With Suspected ACS at Intermediate Risk With Known CAD
    • Pretest Probabilities of Obstructive CAD in Symptomatic Patients According to Age, Sex, and Symptoms
    • Clinical Decision Pathway for Patients With Stable Chest Pain and No Known CAD
    • Clinical Decision Pathway for Patients With Stable Chest Pain (or Equivalent) Symptoms With Prior MI, Prior Revascularization, or Known CAD on Invasive Coronary Angiography or CCTA, Including Those With Nonobstructive CAD
    • Clinical Decision Pathway for INOCA
  • Tables
    • Chest Pain Characteristics and Corresponding Causes
    • Physical Examination in Patients With Chest Pain
    • Contraindication by Type of Imaging Modality and Stress Protocol
    • Warranty Period for Prior Cardiac Testing Test Modality Result Warranty Period
    • Definition Used for Low-Risk Patients With Chest Pain
    • Differential Diagnosis of Noncardiac Chest Pain

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) continues to transform quality cardiovascular care and improve heart health after more than 60 years of existence through its mission, vision and values. The College is proud of its efforts to bring evidence-based clinical care into everyday practice.

Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. AHA's Professional Membership is a made up of a robust group of cardiovascular professionals who participate in discovery and dissemination of science.

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