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CLINICAL GUIDELINE: PART I: Guidelines for Risk Stratification after Myocardial Infarction

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American College of Physicians* *This paper, written by Eric D. Peterson, MD, Leslee J. Shaw, PhD, and Robert M. Califf, MD, was developed for the Health and Public Policy Committee by the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee: George E. Thibault, MD, Chair; John R. Feussner, MD, Co-Chair; Anne-Marie J. Audet, MD; Gottlieb C. Friesinger Jr., MD; Daniel L. Kent, MD; Keith I. Marton, MD; Valerie Anne Palda, MD; John J. Whyte, MD; and Preston L. Winters, MD. This paper was approved by the Board of Regents on 22 April 1996. Note: The Clinical Efficacy Assessment Project (CEAP) of the American College of Physicians is designed to evaluate and inform College members and others about the safety and efficacy of diagnostic and therapeutic methods. Acknowledgment: The authors thank Patricia Williams for editorial assistance. Requests for Reprints: Customer Service Representative, American College of Physicians, Independence Mall West, Sixth Street at Race, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572.

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Ann Intern Med. 1997;126(7):556-560. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-126-7-199704010-00011
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The numbers in square brackets are cross-references to the numbered sections in the accompanying background paper, “Risk Stratification after Myocardial Infarction,” which is part II of this Guideline (see pages 561-582).

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