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Coronary Artery Disease

Steven Lahti
  1. Recognize risk factors, signs, and symptoms that point towards cardiogenic chest pain.
  2. Have a differential for chest pain that includes non-cardiac causes.
  3. Elicit key historical features when interviewing patients presenting with chest pain to narrow the differential.
  4. Distinguish chronic stable angina from angina due to acute coronary syndromes.
  5. Use EKG and biomarkers in patients with acute coronary syndromes to distinguish STEMI from unstable angina and NSTEMI.
  6. Recognize patterns of myocardial injury and infarction on EKG.
  7. Recognize the need for emergent revascularization in STEMI.
  8. Provide optimal acute medical therapy for patients with ACS.
  9. Anticipate acute and chronic complications of myocardial infarction.
  10. Provide optimal preventive therapies for patients with coronary artery disease and anti-anginal regimens for those with chronic stable angina.
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