Primary Stroke Prevention

Published: October 2014
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  • Key Points 
  • Tables 
    • Assessing the Risk of First Stroke 
    • Genetic Factors 
    • Physical Inactivity 
    • Dyslipidemia 
    • Diet and Nutrition 
    • Hypertension 
    • Obesity and Body Fat Distribution 
    • Diabetes 
    • Cigarette Smoking 
    • Atrial Fibrillation 
    • Other Cardiac Conditions 
    • Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis 
    • Sickle Cell Disease 
    • Migraine 
    • Metabolic Syndrome 
    • Alcohol Consumption 
    • Drug Abuse 
    • Sleep-Disordered Breathing 
    • Hyperhomocysteinemia 
    • Elevated Lp(a) 
    • Inflammation and Infection 
    • Antiplatelet Agents and Aspirin 
    • Primary Prevention in the ED 
    • Preventive Health Services
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Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. AHA's Professional Membership is a made up of a robust group of cardiovascular professionals who participate in discovery and dissemination of science.

Created in 1997, the American Stroke Association is dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment to save lives from stroke -- America's No. 5 killer and a leading cause of serious disability.

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This pocket guide attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. This pocket guide should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. The ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician after consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool.

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