Diagnosis of stable ischemic heart disease: summary of a clinical practice guideline from the american college of physicians/american college of cardiology foundation/american heart association/american association for thoracic surgery/preventive cardiov

This guideline presents the available evidence on the diagnosis of stable known or suspected ischemic heart disease (IHD). The guideline includes 48 specific recommendations that address the following issues: patient education, management of proven risk factors (dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, physical activity body weight, and smoking), risk factor reduction strategies of unproven benefit, medical therapy to prevent myocardial infarction and death and to relieve symptoms, alternative therapy, revascularization to improve survival and symptoms, and patient follow-up.
Qaseem, A., Fihn, S.D., Williams, S., Dallas, P., Owens, D.K., Shekelle, P. and for the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians (2012)
Ann Intern Med. 20 November 2012;157 (10):729-734

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