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Acute coronary syndrome

This patient booklet explains the recommendations in the SIGN clinical guideline.

The guideline is about patients who are assessed and treated for acute coronary syndrome (heart attack or unstable angina.

This booklet is for you if:

ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME INFO PANEL GRAPHIC

This booklet explains:

  • what chronic heart failure is;
  • what causes it;
  • what the symptoms are;
  • how it's diagnosed;
  • how it's treated, and
  • what you can do to help yourself.

The clinical guideline is based on what we know from current medical research. It also gives advice based on the opinion of healthcare professionals who are trained on how best to manage your care.

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