Monday, February 20, 2006


Monday February 20, 2006
Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress Adverse Outcomes with Early Implementation of the ACC/AHA Guidelines.

CRUSADE is a national quality improvement initiative that is designed to increase the practice of evidence-based medicine for patients diagnosed with non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (unstable angina or NSTE myocardial infarction). It has now over 400 participating sites in the US.
Being an intensivist, beside guidelines and other resources available at site following tools (click to get) may be very helpful.

1. QI Clearinghouse is an extensive collection of tools like
Standing Orders for the Management of Non-ST-segment Elevation (NSTE) ACS
GPIIb-IIIa Dosing Charts

The Performance Indicators Record - Acute Care

The Reference Guidelines Flipchart,