Abbreviations Used in Chapter 19

ACCAmerican College of Cardiology
ACSacute coronary syndrome
ACTIONAcute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network
AHAAmerican Heart Association
AMIacute myocardial infarction
APangina pectoris
ARICAtherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
BMIbody mass index
BPblood pressure
BRFSSBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CABGcoronary artery bypass graft
CADcoronary artery disease
CARDIACoronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults
CHDcoronary heart disease
CHSCardiovascular Health Study
CIconfidence interval
CRUSADECan Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress Adverse Outcomes With Early Implementation of the ACC/AHA Guidelines
CVDcardiovascular disease
DMdiabetes mellitus
EDemergency department
EHS-ACS-IIsecond Euro Heart Survey on ACS
EMSemergency medical services
FHSFramingham Heart Study
GRACEGlobal Registry of Acute Coronary Events
GWTGGet With The Guidelines
HCUPHealthcare Cost and Utilization Project
HDheart disease
HDL-Chigh-density lipoprotein cholesterol
HFheart failure
ICD-9International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision
ICD-10International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
JHSJackson Heart Study
MEPSMedical Expenditure Panel Survey
MESAMulti-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
MImyocardial infarction
NAMCSNational Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
NCDRNational Cardiovascular Data Registry
NCHSNational Center for Health Statistics
NHAMCSNational Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
NHANESNational Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NHDSNational Hospital Discharge Survey
NHISNational Health Interview Study
NHLBINational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NRMINational Registry of Myocardial Infarction
NSTEMInon–ST-segment–elevation myocardial infarction
OHCAout-of-hospital cardiac arrest
ORodds ratio
PCIpercutaneous coronary intervention
SBPsystolic blood pressure
STEMIST-segment–elevation myocardial infarction
TCtotal cholesterol
UAunstable angina
WISEWomen’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
YLLyears of life lost