Stable angina

Background

Clinical Features

Classes (Canadian Cardiovascular Society Classification)

  • Symptoms with prolonged exertion
  • Symptoms walking >2 blocks
  • Symptoms walking <2 blocks
  • Symptoms with minimal activity or at rest

Differential Diagnosis

Chest pain

Critical

Emergent

Nonemergent

Evaluation

Work-up

Evaluation

Angina is considered unstable with 1 or more:

  • Occurs for 1st time
  • Occurs at rest
  • Accelerating frequency or severity

Management

Disposition

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