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Immediate anticoagulant management of unstable angina
  1. Katrina Richell-Herren1,
  2. Kevin Mackway-Jones2
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL
  2. 1Research Fellow
  3. 2Consultant

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    Report by Katrina Richell-Herren; Search checked by Kevin Mackway-Jones

    Clinical scenario

    A 45 year old man attends the emergency department with 30 minutes of chest pain. An ECG shows ST segment depression in the inferior leads. You wonder whether he should be treated with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) or a glycoprotein IIa/IIIb complex inhibitor.

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