Acute coronary syndrome
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Acute coronary syndrome

Susan Wrigglesworth Nurse, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

A CPD article improved Susan Wrigglesworth’s knowledge of the assessment and management of acute coronary syndrome

What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

The article discussed the assessment and management of acute coronary syndrome, and explained the three types – unstable angina, ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) – as well as their pathophysiology and treatments.

Nursing Standard. 32, 25,64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.25.64.s37

This reflective account is based on NS885 Norton C (2017) Acute coronary syndrome: assessment and management. Nursing Standard. 31, 29, 61-70. rcni.com/acute-coronary

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