Primary Prevention Of Stroke

Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Stroke


Stroke Journal

  • In the US, about 610,000 new strokes occur each year and stroke is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US each year.
  • Stroke is a leading cause of functional impairment, causing institutionalization or life with a permanent disability.
  • Primary prevention of stroke must be our primary goal in order to avoid such devastations.

    Read the full article in Stroke


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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Dec 9, 2010 1:04 PM America/Chicago

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I'm so glad we have people from AHA that research full time and unfaltering throughout the year. Keep pressing on my white coat friends.
  • Posted Fri 03 Dec 2010 12:30 PM CST

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