Glossary: Unstable Angina Pectoris

(UAP) A discomfort experienced when the heart muscle does not receive sufficient blood supply. It may present as a heaviness in the chest arm or shoulders or burning sensation. If the pain continues and you do not feel well, please follow the Angina Action Plan.

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