CME/CE: Pneumonia and CVD: Small Study Suggests Link

Publication Date:
Sun, 02/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

SPONSORED BY

American Heart Association

MedPage Today

 

ACTIVE DATE

January 20, 2015 – January 20, 2017 

 

CREDIT

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

Family Physicians: 0.25 Elective credits

Nurses/Physician Assistants: CE credits

 

DESCRIPTION

A study shows that hospitalization for pneumonia is associated with a marked increased risk for subsequent CVD in the early post-hospitalization days and remains significantly elevated for years afterward.

 

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Prevention/49628