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Hamra M, Taggart C, Cruden N. Managing stable angina in primary care. Practitioner Oct 2018;262(1819):17-22

Managing stable angina in primary care

22 Oct 2018Pais-up subscribers

Around 50% of people diagnosed with ischaemic heart disease present with stable angina as the first symptom. The likelihood of a diagnosis of angina increases with the number of cardiovascular risk factors present. A resting 12-lead ECG is recommended for all patients with suspected angina. However, a normal result does not exclude the presence of underlying coronary artery disease.

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