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
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Adult; Arteriosclerosis; Cardiovascular Diseases; Coronary Disease; Humans; Risk Assessment; Stroke
Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases
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.
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Citation: Circulation. 2002 Jul 16;106(3):388-91.