CME/CE: Not Taking Preventative Meds Linked to Fatal Strokes

Publication Date:
Fri, 04/01/2016
By: Alere Staff

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American Heart Association

ACTIVE DATE

March 30, 2016 – March 30, 2018

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

DESCRIPTION

According to a Finnish study, patients with dyslipidemia and hypertension noncompliant with their medications had a 7.43-fold increased risk of fatal stroke compared with patients adherent to statin and antihypertensive therapies.

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Strokes/57037