ACS and the role of the primary care
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is potentially fatal, however a recognisable and treatable condition with immediate assessment and treatment is key to saving lives.
This talk provides an overview of ACS, and the approach to the diagnosis and management. The role of the primary care is highlighted, in addition to sharing clinical cases and reviewing examples of ECGs.
- Overview of ACS and myocardial infarction
- Gain familiarity on how to recognise ACS in the clinical practice
- Understand the pathophysiology
- Be able to recognise risk factors for the condition
- Learn how to manage ACS
- Review clinical cases
- Gain knowledge on secondary prevention
Dr Wala Mattar is a consultant general and interventional cardiologist, specialising in invasive procedures, including coronary angioplasty, pacemakers, PFO closures, balloon aortic valvuloplasties.
Dr Mattar has an interest in medical education and regularly trains undergraduate medical students and post-graduate trainees. She started bi-monthly cardiology journal club and teaching sessions at Watford General Hospital.
Learn more about Dr Wala Mattar’s clinical expertise, publications and teaching here.
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