Cutting through the noise: Current best practices for stroke prevention in primary care

In this presentation, Dr. Dean surveys stroke prevention strategies, from primary and population-based measures to integrated stroke prevention clinics. He emphasizes the heavy overlap among vascular diseases that are usually diagnosed and treated separately: cerebrovascular disease, cardiovascular disease, and peripheral vascular disease. Most importantly, they share common risk factors, so patients need management to reduce their overall risk of vascular disease.

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IHE Stroke Prevention and Management in Primary Care

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This free forum for primary care clinicians was held in conjunction with the annual Accelerating Primary Care conference in Alberta. The forum saw physician leaders review the latest developments in the continuously advancing field of stroke prevention…


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This free forum for primary care clinicians was held in conjunction with the annual Accelerating Primary Care conference in Alberta. The forum saw physician leaders review the latest developments in the continuously advancing field of stroke prevention and care, with a particular focus on the role of primary care.

The forum was organised by the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Cardiovascular Health & Stroke Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) and the Institute of Health Economics (ihe.ca). The forum was sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada), with support from Bayer.

For more information, please visit the Institute of Health Economics (ihe.ca).

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