What is CHD?. Stable angina. Acute coronary syndromes. Clinical assessment in patients with CHD. Risk factors for CHD (cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, life style factors, renal failure, primary prevention). Drug treatment for angina (beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, nitrates, potassium channel openers). Coronary revascularisation for angina (percutaneous coronary intervention, coronary artery bypass graft surgery, PCI and CABG). Treatment for unstable angina and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction. Treatment of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction. Secondary prevention in patients with CHD (anti-thrombotics, statins, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, miscellaneous). Useful addresses and websites. References and further reading. List of patient questions. Index.