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Acute Myocardial Infarction in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation (Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Ischemic Heart Disease and Acute Cardiac Care
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
Chronic Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD)
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2012
Reference European Heart Journal (2012) 33, 2569–2619
Published in 2012
Reference 5 hours of External CME credits
Published in 2012
Reference AMI
Published in 2012
Reference Essential Messages
Published in 2012
Reference Guidelines slide set on AMI STEMI
Published in 2012
Reference Download the PDA version
Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)
  1. Introduction
    1. The definition of acute myocardial infarction, epidemiology of St-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  2. Emergency care
    1. Initial diagnosis, Relief of pain, breathlessness and anxiety, Cardiac arrest,pre-hospital logistics of care, reperfusion therapy, management of hyperglycaemia in the acute phase of STEMI
  3. Management during hospitalisation and at discharge
    1. Coronary care unit logistics and monitoring, Risk assessment and imaging, Assessment of myocardial viability, Routine therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  4. Complications following ST-segment elevation myocardial infraction
    1. Haemodynamic and rhythm disturbances, Cardiac complications
  5. Gaps in evidence