2012 Publications


The following are valid American Heart Association and American Stroke Association medical and scientific statements and practice guidelines. These are published in Circulation; Stroke; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology; Hypertension; Circulation Research or other journals. Most AHA scientific statements and advisories are published in Circulation. Most AHA/ASA scientific statements and guidelines are published in Stroke. Joint AHA and American College of Cardiology (ACC) statements and guidelines also appear in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).

December 2012

2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Executive Summary
2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2013 Update
2012 ACCF/AHA/HRS Focused Update Incorporated Into the ACCF/AHA/HRS 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities
ACCF/AHA Clinical Practice Guideline Methodology Summit Report
Approaches to the Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity: The Role of Social Networks and the Use of Social Media and Related Electronic Technologies

November 2012

2012 ACCF/AHA/ACP/AATS/PCNA/SCAI/STS Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Executive Summary
2012 ACCF/AHA/ACP/AATS/PCNA/SCAI/STS Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Measurement and Interpretation of the Ankle-Brachial Index
Statement Regarding the Pre and Post Market Assessment of Durable, Implantable Ventricular Assist Devices in the United States: Executive Summary
Statement Regarding the Pre and Post Market Assessment of Durable, Implantable Ventricular Assist Devices in the United States
Sodium, Blood Pressure, and Cardiovascular Disease: Further Evidence Supporting the American Heart Association Sodium Reduction Recommendations 

October 2012

Recommendations for the Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support
Medical Director Responsibilities for Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation/Secondary Prevention Programs: 2012 Update

September 2012

Educational and Psychological Interventions to Improve Outcomes for Recipients of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and Their Families
Our Time: A Call to Save Preventable Death From Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease and Stroke)
2012 ACCF/AHA/HRS Focused Update of the 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities
Clinical Recommendations for Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Data Assessment in Specific Patient Populations

August 2012

Latency of ECG Displays of Hospital Telemetry Systems
Third Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction
Population Approaches to Improve Diet, Physical Activity, and Smoking Habits
Evolution of Critical Care Cardiology: Transformation of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and the Emerging Need for New Medical Staffing and Training Models
Oral Antithrombotic Agents for the Prevention of Stroke in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

July 2012

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children With Congenital Heart Disease: Evaluation and Management
2012 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guideline for the Management of Patients With Unstable Angina/Non–ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (Updating the 2007 Guideline and Replacing the 2011 Focused Update)
Nonnutritive Sweeteners: Current Use and Health Perspectives
Cardiac Disease Evaluation and Management Among Kidney and Liver Transplantation Candidates: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology Foundation

May 2012

Genetics and Cardiovascular Disease
Inclusion of Stroke in Cardiovascular Risk Prediction Instruments
Animal Models of Heart Failure
Guidelines for the Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

April 2012

Concepts in the Evaluation of Screening Approaches for Heart Disease in Children and Adolescents
ACCF/AHA/AMA-PCPI 2011 Performance Measures for Adults With Heart Failure
Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: Does the Evidence Support an Independent Association?

March 2012

Developing an Action Plan for Patient Radiation Safety in Adult Cardiovascular Medicine
Decision Making in Advanced Heart Failure

February 2012

A Call to Action: Women and Peripheral Artery Disease
Pocket Guide: ACCF/AHA Management of Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease (Lower Extremity, Renal, Mesenteric, and Abdominal Aortic) (PDF)
What the Million Hearts Initiative Means for Stroke

January 2012

Increasing Referral and Participation Rates to Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation: The Valuable Role of Healthcare Professionals in the Inpatient and Home Health Settings
Evaluating Parents and Adult Caregivers as “Agents of Change” for Treating Obese Children—Evidence for Parent Behavior Change Strategies and Research Gaps
Sexual Activity and Cardiovascular Disease
Emergency Medical Service Dispatch Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Prearrival Instructions to Improve Survival From Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

  


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