Title

AHA Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: 2002 Update: Consensus Panel Guide to Comprehensive Risk Reduction for Adult Patients Without Coronary or Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Diseases. American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Date

7-18-2002

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Adult; Arteriosclerosis; Cardiovascular Diseases; Coronary Disease; Humans; Risk Assessment; Stroke

Disciplines

Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases

Abstract

The initial Guide to the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases was published in 1997 as an aid to healthcare professionals and their patients without established coronary artery disease or other atherosclerotic diseases. This 2002 update of the Guide acknowledges a number of advances in the field of primary prevention since 1997.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Circulation. 2002 Jul 16;106(3):388-91.

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

12119259