What are the limitations of guidelines for acute coronary syndromes (ACS)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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With the publication of the 2015 updates, AHA, ERC, and ILCOR limit recommendations to prehospital and ED care for acute coronary syndromes (ACS). For in-hospital care, clinicians are advised to consult either the AHA/American College of Cardiology or European Society of Cardiology guidelines for the management of STEMI and non-STEMI ACS. [43, 52, 59]


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