What are the AHA/ACC recommendations for cholesterol management in initial hospital care of unstable angina?

Updated: Oct 01, 2020
  • Author: Walter Tan, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Initiate or continue high-intensity statin therapy in patients with no contraindications. (Class I; level of evidence: A)

Obtain a fasting lipid profile in patients with NSTE-ACS, preferably within 24 hours of presentation. (Class IIa; level of evidence: C)


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