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2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Updates to the 2011 Focused updates to the 2006 Guidelines and the 2011 focused update including dabigitran. Intended to assist the clinician in the care of patients with atrial fibrillation.... more...
ACC/AHA/SCAI 2014 Health Policy Statement on Structured Reporting for the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Structured reporting has a critical importance in invasive procedures. General principles of structured reporting include the use of data, the bi-directional... more...
Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Stroke Palliative care for stroke patients means patient- and family-centric care optimizing quality of life to anticipate, prevent, and treat suffering. Palliative care needs are critical to patients and families with serious or... more...
ACC/AHA Statement on Cost/Value Methodology in Clinical Practice Guidelines and Performance Measures Given accelerating health care costs and the desire to achieve the best value, the time has come to include cost-effectiveness/value assessments and recommendations in practice... more...
Oral.11 Physical Activity/Fitness 61 - Associations of Cardiorespiratory and Musculoskeletal Fitness with Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference: Fitness versus Fatness in a Population-based Sample of Chilean 8th Graders Michael D. Garber | Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA Abstract | Presentation Slides more...
Oral.11 Physical Activity/Fitness 59 - Age-Specific Probabilities of Transitioning between Ideal, Intermediate, and Poor Levels of Physical Activity in the United States: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Katelyn M. Holliday| NIH/ University... more...
Oral.10 Cardiovascular Health in Low and Middle Income Countries Global Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Shanthi Mendis | World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Presentation Slides more...
Oral.10 Cardiovascular Health in Low and Middle Income Countries Cardiovascular Health in Developing Countries: Can America Help? Cristina Rabadan-Diehl | NIH/ NHLBI, Bethesda, MD Presentation Slides   more...
Oral.09 Genetics 49 - A Genome-wide Meta-analysis of the Combined Influence of Physical Activity and Genetic Variants on Body Fat Distribution in 94,779 Individuals of European Descent Mariaelisa Graff | University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Abstract | Presentation Slides   more...
Oral.08A Lifespan, Oral.08B Lipids 39 - Added Sugar Intake and Lipids Profile Among US Adolescents : NHANES 2005-2010 Zefeng Zhang | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Abstract | Presentation Slides more...
Oral.08A Lifespan, Oral.08B Lipids 32 - Loss of Ideal Cardiovascular Health Factors from Early Young Adulthood to Middle Age Holly C. Gooding | Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Abstract | Presentation Slides   more...
Oral.08A Lifespan, Oral.08B Lipids 36 - Changes in HDL Particle Traits in Response to Regular Exercise: Results from the HERITAGE Family Study Mark A. Sarzynski | Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA Abstract | Presentation Slides   more...
Oral.07 Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Health and Disease 26 - Long-term Blood Pressure Variability though Young Adulthood and Cognitive Function in Midlife: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study Abstract | Presentation Slides more...
Oral.07 Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Health and Disease Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Health and Disease Presentation Slides   more...
Oral.06 Metabolomics/Basic Translational Science 24 - Prenatal Socioeconomic Position is Associated with Adipose Tissue DNA Methylation in Women and Not Men Abstract | Presentation Slides more...
Oral.06 Metabolomics/Basic Translational Science Personalized Genetic Approaches to Tobacco Cessation Presentation Slides   more...
Oral.05 Nutrition 17 - Global Diet Quality Among Adults in 187 Countries Fumiaki Imamura | MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Presentation Slides more...
Oral.05 Nutrition The David Kritchevsky Memorial Lecture: Diet and Lifestyle in Hypertension Prevention and Management : Seeking Evidence and Elixirs Lawrence Beilin | University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia Presentation Slides | Video Interview more...
Oral.04 Diabetes 16 - Diabetes, Pre-diabetes, and Progression of Subclinical Myocardial Damage Abstract | Presentation Slides more...
Oral.03 Obesity 10 -  Increased Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables and Weight Change Over Time Abst ract  |  Presentation Slide s   more...

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