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Archive for December, 2011
Referral, Enrollment, and Delivery of Cardiac Rehabilitation/
Secondary Prevention Programs at Clinical Centers and Beyond


  • It has been shown that those who participate in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) have lower risk of death and heart attack.
  • CR prevents recurrnce of myocardial infarction, but challenges such as accessibility, referral rates, and insurance coverage make CR underused.
  • Healthcare reform provides an opportunity to integrate CR programs into preventive care. 

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation.  2011: published online before print Nov. 14, 2011, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31823b21e2
Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Dec 15, 2011 4:56 PM CST
Heart Disease and Stroke 2012 Statistical Update


  • The most up-to-date statistics on heart disease, stroke, other vascular diseases, and their risk factors
  • New information detailing various disorders of heart rhythm
  • Despite decreases in heart disease and stroke mortality, the burden of disease remains high

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2012: published online before print December 15, 2011, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31823ac046
Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Dec 15, 2011 3:21 PM CST

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Excellent comments , Incidentally , if someone is wanting a DA 31 , my assistant edited a blank document here http://goo.gl/sm5zJK
Looking forward to the new materials and implementing them into our classes.
HI Janet!It looks like the ACLS materials will be available in in Spring 2016. This date could change.http://2015eccguidelines.heart.org/ is a great resource for everything about the new guidelines. One of our distributors, Channing Bete, has an information page about the new guidelines and updated materials that I found very helpful: http://aha...
When can I purchase the 2015 ACLS Manual?
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