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Guidelines For The Primary Prevention Of Stroke
Primary Prevention Stroke Guidelines
Each year about 795,000 strokes occur in the US, with about 610,000 of those being new strokes. Stroke is a leading cause of functional impairment, leaving many disabled.
This updated Primary Prevention of Stroke Guideline issues several new recommendations.
This guideline summarizes the evidence on established and emerging risk factors for primary prevention of stroke.
Read the full article in
Commentary: New Guidelines for the Primary Stroke Prevention: A Closer Step Toward Personalized Medicine
by Tatjana Rundek, MD, PhD
Commentary: Strategies to Support Engagement are Key to Managing Risk and Preventing Stroke
by Carole L. White, PhD, RN
Slide set -
Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Stroke
Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke in Patients with Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack 2014, Kernan W, Ovbiagele B et al.
Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke in Women, Bushnell C et al.
Guidelines for the Early Management of Adults with Acute Ischemic Stroke, Jauch Ed et al.
2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults
2013 AHA/ACC Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk
2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk
AHA/ASA Scientific Statements
My American Heart for Professionals
Get with the Guidelines
Get with the Guidelines - Stroke Clinical Tools
American Stroke Association - Together to End Stroke
Community Resources and Patient Education
My Life Check - Life's Simple 7
Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke
Understanding the New Prevention Guidelines - Guideline Resource Center
on Oct 29, 2014 10:38 AM America/Chicago
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