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Myocardial infarction: part 2

Myocardial infarction: part 2

This module covers:

 

●The risk of morbidity and mortality following a myocardial infarction

●The different treatment options that may be considered for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction

●The key lifestyle advice and medicines management tips you can offer patients who have experienced a myocardial infarction

 

Download this module - this now also includes the 5 minute test - here

 

About 1.2 million people in the UK have had a myocardial infarction (MI) at some point in their lives.1 An MI is caused by necrosis of heart muscle due to ischaemia and can occur if the coronary artery is completely blocked (ST segment elevation myocardial infarction or STEMI); or partially blocked (non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction or NSTEMI). In these, the heart is still beating but blood flow is

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