The American Heart Association updated the Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) guidelines for the first time in a decade. Join host, Geoff Wall, as he evaluates what's new in CAD pharmacotherapy.
CAD pharmacotherapy is dependent on aggressive lipid management whereas antiplatelet and beta-blocker therapy is now more nuanced.
Geoff Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, BCGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University
Internal Medicine/Critical Care, UnityPoint Health
Virani SS, Newby LK, Arnold SV, et al. 2023 AHA/ACC/ACCP/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline for the Management of Patients With Chronic Coronary Disease: A Report of the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2023 Jul 20. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000001168. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37471501.
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1. Discuss the new AHA coronary artery disease (CAD) guidelines
2. Apply AHA CAD guidelines for medical management of a patient with stable CAD
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Initial release date: 9/4/2023
Expiration date: 9/4/2024
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