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Canadian Cardiovascular Society Functional Classification of Angina

Purpose:

To grade the impairment associated with angina using the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Functional Classification.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, physical and lifestyle, disability and performance

ICD-10:

I20

Description:

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society Classification of angina pectoris separates patients with anginal symptoms into groups based on the severity of their symptoms. The classification uses the extent of limitation on daily activities and the kind of physical activity which precipitates the anginal episode.

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