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Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Overview of Cardiac care

Definition: Stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD) is most commonly caused by abnormal accumulation of material in the inner layer of the wall of coronary arteries that obstruct blood flow.
The three principal presentations of unstable angina Rest Angina: Angina occurring at rest and usually for more than 20 minutes, and occurring within 1 week of presentation
New-onset angina: angina of at least Class III severity with onset within 2 months of initial presentation
Increasing angina: 1 or none of the above characteristics; previously diagnosed angina that is distinctly more frequent, longer in duration, or lower in threshold (i.e., increased by at least 1 CCS class within 2 months of initial presentation to at least CCS Class III severity).
Symptoms: -Chest discomfort -Emotional stress -Pain in the epigastrium, jaw, neck, or arms -Dyspnea, -Nausea, -Vomiting -Perspiration -Lightheadedness -Fatigue
Diagnosis: -Clinical history

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