2013 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 2013
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2014 Update
ACC/AHA/SCAI/AMA–Convened PCPI/NCQA 2013 Performance Measures for Adults Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Factors Influencing the Decline in Stroke Mortality
Genetics and Genomics for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease: Update
November 2013
AHA/ACC/CDC Science Advisory: An Effective Approach to High Blood Pressure Control
Prevention and Treatment of Thrombosis in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults
2013 AHA/ACC Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk
2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk
October 2013
Secondary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults
Synthesizing Lessons Learned From Get With The Guidelines
Guide to the Assessment of Physical Activity: Clinical and Research Applications
Better Population Health Through Behavior Change in Adults: A Call to Action
September 2013
Long-term Cardiovascular Toxicity in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Who Receive Cancer Therapy: Pathophysiology, Course, Monitoring, Management, Prevention, and Research Directions
Moving From Political Declaration to Action on Reducing the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases: A Statement From the Global Cardiovascular Disease Taskforce
Variable Impact of State Legislative Advocacy on Registry Participation and Regional Systems of Care Implementation
Severe Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Identification, Associated Health Risks, and Treatment Approaches
August 2013
Interactions Within Stroke Systems of Care
Patient Safety in the Cardiac Operating Room: Human Factors and Teamwork
July 2013
Sexual Counseling for Individuals With Cardiovascular Disease and Their Partners
Exercise Standards for Testing and Training
Impact of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Performance Reporting on Cardiac Resuscitation Centers
June 2013
CPR Quality: Improving Cardiac Resuscitation Outcomes Both Inside and Outside the Hospital
Cardiovascular Function and Treatment in β-Thalassemia Major

2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: Executive Summary

2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure
May 2013
Forecasting the Future of Stroke in the United States
Pet Ownership and Cardiovascular Risk
ACCF/AHA/SCAI 2013 Update of the Clinical Competence Statement on Coronary Artery Interventional Procedures
An Updated Definition of Stroke for the 21st Century
Cardiovascular Health: The Importance of Measuring Patient-Reported Health Status
April 2013
Promotion of Physical Activity for Children and Adults With Congenital Heart Disease
2012 ACCF/AHA Focused Update Incorporated Into the ACCF/AHA 2007 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Unstable Angina/Non–ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Forecasting the Impact of Heart Failure in the United States: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association
Beyond Medications and Diet: Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure
Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (Compilation of 2006 ACCF/AHA/ESC and 2011 ACCF/AHA/HRS Recommendations)
March 2013
American Heart Association Guide for Improving Cardiovascular Health at the Community Level, 2013 Update
Strategies for Improving Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the United States: 2013 Consensus Recommendations
Management of Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease (Compilation of 2005 and 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline Recommendations)
February 2013
Increasing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Provision in Communities With Low Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Rates
Fifteen-Year Trends in Awareness of Heart Disease in Women: Results of a 2012 American Heart Association National Survey
Dysphagia Screening: State of the Art: Invitational Conference Proceeding From the State-of-the-Art Nursing Symposium, International Stroke Conference 2012
January 2013
Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke
2013 ACCF/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions for Measuring the Clinical Management and Outcomes of Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes and Coronary Artery Disease
The Importance of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in the United States: The Need for a National Registry


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