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NICE Publication of the Acute Coronary Syndromes (including Myocardial Infarction) Quality Standard


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12 Sep 2014

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has given its backing to new quality standards from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE).

This quality standard covers the diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndromes (including myocardial infarction) in adults aged 18 years and over.

NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or service area. Each standard consists of a prioritised set of specific, concise and measurable statements. They draw on existing guidance, which provides an underpinning, comprehensive set of recommendations, and are designed to support the measurement of improvement.

Visit the NICE website to see the guidelines http://www.nice.org.uk/Guidance/QS68.


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