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Managing stable angina

Managing stable angina

This module covers:

● Incidence, causes and symptoms of angina

● The difference between stable and unstable angina

● The management of stable angina including short- and longer acting treatments

● The use of aspirin and statins for secondary prevention of angina

●Overview of anti-anginal medication


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Angina is a common and disabling disorder and, like many cardiovascular conditions, prevalence increases with age. It is estimated that in England about 8 per cent of men and 3 per cent of women aged 55 to 64 years have angina or a history of the condition. For men and women aged 65 to 74 years the figures are higher: 14 per cent and 8 per cent respectively.1


Angina is caused by myocardial

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