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
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