A national registry for acute coronary syndromes will improve patient care and clinical results
Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) represent a substantial burden of morbidity and mortality within Australia.1 Modern treatment of these syndromes requires efficient risk stratification, timely angiography and revascularisation, and use of proven secondary prevention therapies.2-4 With a robust evidence base, it is a reasonable societal expectation that care be applied as completely as possible, to optimise recovery and secondary prevention. Clinical performance measures for ACS care have a central role in facilitating the translation of the evidence base into improved clinical outcomes.
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