Briffa, T. G, Chow, C., Clark, A. M & Redfern, J. (2016). How can we improve secondary prevention after ACS?. Medicine Today,17(10), 25-28. Australia: Medicine Today Pty Ltd.
With more people surviving acute coronary syndrome, the need for sustainable secondary prevention of coronary heart disease is increasing. Secondary prevention starts with guideline-recommended care before discharge from hospital, followed by an effective transition back into primary care and then evidence-based interventions, underpinned by regular clinical review and patient self-management.
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