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Acute Coronary Syndromes tools from the guidelines

Assessment protocols and algorithm for health care professionals

These assessment protocols and algorithm for health care professionals have been developed from the latest National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Australian Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes 2016. They’re available now on the Smart Heart Guidelines App or as printable versions below. 

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