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Preventing Stroke

preventing stroke
  • Source: NINDS
  • Condition: Neurological conditions
  • Format: PDF
[cm_tooltip_parse]Brain Basics’s information on how to better understand warning signs and treatable and untreatable risk factors for stroke.[/cm_tooltip_parse]

ASCVD Risk Estimator

  • Condition: Stroke
  • Format: Website
[cm_tooltip_parse]This Risk Estimator is intended as a companion tool to the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk and the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults. This Risk Estimator enables health care providers and patients to estimate 10-year and lifetime risks for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), defined as coronary death or nonfatal myocardial infarction, or fatal or nonfatal stroke, based on the Pooled Cohort Equations and lifetime risk prediction tools. The Risk Estimator is intended for use in those without ASCVD with a LDL-cholesterol <190 mg/dL.[/cm_tooltip_parse]

Stroke Survivors

  • Source: National Stroke Association
  • Condition: Stroke
  • Format: Website
[cm_tooltip_parse]Information for Stroke Survivors.[/cm_tooltip_parse]
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