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Angina Pectoris (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: John P. Cunha, DO

Editor: Daniel Lee Kulick, MD, FACC, FSCAI and Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: George Woodward, DO, FAAEM, Medical Director, St Johns County Fire Rescue: Medical Director, First Coast Technical Institute, Baptist Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Editors: Alan D Forker, MD, Program Director of Cardiovascular Fellowship, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Anthony Anker, MD, FAAEM, Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA.

References: National Institutes of Health "Update on Cholesterol Guidelines: More-Intensive Treatment Options for Higher Risk Patients," July 12, 2004


Last Editorial Review: 5/1/2008

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