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Management of Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) (2003)

Image of Ischemic Heart Disease GuidelineThe guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Ishemic Heart Disease and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients with ischemia.

Disclaimer:This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.

About the CPG Guideline Links Related Guidelines
The guideline is formatted as five algorithms, with annotations:
  • Algorithm
    - Core Module
  • Algorithm A
    - Myocardial Infarction
  • Algorithm B
    - Acute Coronary Syndrome/Unstable Angina
  • Algorithm C
    - Stable Angina
  • Algorithm D
    - Follow-up and Prevention
Questions about the IHD Guideline
IHD Summary (2003)
IHD Pocket Cards (2003)
Dyslipidemia (LIPIDS)
Diabetes Mellitus (DM)
Hypertension (HTN)
Tobacco Use (MTU)
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)