Evidence-based care in a population with chronic kidney disease and acute coronary syndrome. Findings from the Australian Cooperative National Registry of Acute Coronary Care, Guideline Adherence and Clinical Events (CONCORDANCE)

J.K. Lau, M.O. Anastasius, K.K. Hyun, B. Dabin, S. Coverdale, C. Ferry, Joe Hung, P. Antonis, D.P. Chew, B. Aliprandi-Costa, A. Cass, D.B. Brieger

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    Abstract

    © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Background Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) guidelines recommend that patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) be offered the same therapies as other high-risk ACS patients with normal renal function. Our objective was to describe the gaps in evidence-based care offered to patients with ACS and concomitant CKD. Methods Patients presenting to 41 Australian hospitals with suspected ACS were stratified by presence of CKD (glomerular filtration rate
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)566-572.e1
    JournalAmerican Heart Journal
    Volume170
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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