Secondary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults

Updated:Oct 25,2013
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Secondary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults

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  • Discusses management of risk factors and other secondary prevention strategies in older adults with ASCVD.
  • Provides clarification on the benefits and risks of secondary prevention interventions in older adults to stimulate an increased application of proven secondary prevention therapies to the expanding population of older patients with CHD and the broader spectrum of atherosclerotic vascular diseases.
  • Focuses specifically on the utility of secondary prevention in the context of age-related physiological changes and comorbidities that often complicate the care of patients of advanced age.


    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2013: published online before print October 28 2013, 10.1161/01.cir.0000436752.99896.22 

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