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STROKE | Trending Topics May 2018
06/14/2018 | Stroke Trending Topics for May 2018
Public Comment Period for Key Data Elements and Definitions for TTE
06/05/2018 | Accepted June 5?July 5, 2018 -- The ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Data Standards would like to invite you to participate in the review of the draft version of the 2018 ACC/AHA/ASE Key Data Elements and Definitions for Transthoracic Echocardiography. This document aims to provide a standardized set of data elements and definition specific to Transthoracic Echocardiography.
Health Literacy and Cardiovascular Disease: Fundamental Relevance to Primary and
06/04/2018 | Limited health literacy -- the degree to which individuals can access and process basic health information and services and participate in health-related decisions -- is highly prevalent in the U.S. and strongly associated with increased patient morbidity, mortality, health care utilization, and costs.
Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in South Asians in the United States
05/24/2018 | The Scientific Statement looks at how atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk factors affect South Asians, with special focus on those living in the United States.
Clinical Performance Measures for Adults Hospitalized With ICH
05/21/2018 | Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a spontaneous bleed into the parenchyma of the brain not due to trauma.
Promoting Risk Identification and Reduction of Cardiovascular Disease in Women
05/10/2018 | The majority of women consider their Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) as their primary care physician, especially during childbearing years. Annual well woman visits provide the perfect opportunity to evaluate a woman?s cardiovascular risks.
CIRCULATION Feature Articles May 8, 2018: REAL-CAD
05/08/2018 | High-Dose Versus Low-Dose Pitavastatin in Japanese Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease (REAL-CAD): Randomized Superiority Trial