ACTIVITY VIEW

PRIMARY PREVENTION OF STROKE

Key Messages

 

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1. 10 cardiovascular risk factors account for 90%  of population attributable risk for stroke occurence.

2. Public awareness  of these risk factors and their reduction is important.

3.That Stroke is a BRAIN ATTACK akin to HEART ATTACK. Public awareness is important for early recognition and management of stroke.

4. Risk stratification models exist to predict stroke occurence in patients with transient ischaemic attack(TIA)  or those with Atrial fibrillation.

 


 

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6.00 CPD Points

Validity

Release date: 25-08-2013
Expiry date: 25-08-2014

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