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The acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is subdivided into ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS) and unstable angina pectoris. It poses a particular challenge in terms of diagnostics and treatment, especially in the elderly. Starting with the possibly difficult anamnesis, through the laboratory chemical findings up to special features in the electrocardiogram (ECG), echocardiography and angiography, these patients should be considered in some ways different to the younger population. Because of the mortality and morbidity after ACS, especially in old age, it is important to adhere to evident strategies in diagnostics and treatment and to employ specially trained personnel for people with acute chest pain in order to improve the prognosis and quality of life. A first important step is to provide certified chest pain units which ensure smooth diagnostics and treatment and thus positively influence the clinical decision-making processes.
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Name: Zeitschrift fur Gerontologie und Geriatrie
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