MI: secondary prevention (CG48) (replaced by CG172)
Secondary prevention in primary and secondary care for patients following a myocardial infarction
This guidance has been replaced by CG172 Myocardial infarction: secondary prevention
This guideline contains recommendations on secondary prevention for patients in primary and secondary care after an MI.
It replaces the existing NICE guideline 'Prophylaxis for patients who have experienced a myocardial infarction' (NICE inherited guideline A, April 2001).
Responsibility for undertaking a review of this guidance at the designated review date has passed to the National Clinical Guidelines Centre for Acute and Chronic Conditions (NCGCACC). The National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care is no longer active.
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This page was last updated: 13 November 2013
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