NOTE: This article is based on research that utilizes the sources cited here as well as the collective experience of the Lab Tests Online Editorial Review Board. This article is periodically reviewed by the Editorial Board and may be updated as a result of the review. Any new sources cited will be added to the list and distinguished from the original sources used.
Sources Used in Current Review
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. National Heart Attack Alert Program: Testing for a Heart Attack. Available online at http://rover.nhlbi.nih.gov/actintime/taha/taha.htm through http://rover.nhlbi.nih.gov. Accessed September 2008.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. National Heart Attack Alert Program: How is a Heart Attack Treated? Available online at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/HeartAttack/HeartAttack_Treatments.html through http://rover.nhlbi.nih.gov. Accessed September 2008.
American Heart Association: What is Acute Coronary Syndrome? Available online at http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3010002. Accessed July 2008.
Achar, SA et al. Diagnosis of Acute Coronary Syndrome. American Family Physician. July 1, 2005. Available online at http://www.aafp.org/afp/20050701/119.html through http://www.aafp.org. Accessed October 2008.
Sources Used in Previous Reviews
Thomas, Clayton L., Editor (1997). Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company, Philadelphia, PA [18th Edition].
Pagana, Kathleen D. & Pagana, Timothy J. (2001). Mosby’s Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference 5th Edition: Mosby, Inc., Saint Louis, MO.