Guidelines Released For Stroke Prevention In Women

Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke in Women

  • The AHA/ASA releases the first guideline specifically addressing the prevention of stroke in women.
  • Women have unique risk factors compared to men and these are discussed in this guideline.
  • Women are still less informed about stroke than they are about heart disease, as shown in the last AHA survey of women.

    Read the full article in Stroke
    [published online ahead of print February 6, 2014]. Stroke. doi: 10.1161/01.str.0000442009.06663.48.

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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Feb 6, 2014 3:16 PM America/Chicago