CME/CE: Stroke Rounds: Statin Users Have Better Outcomes

Publication Date:
Tue, 03/01/2016
By: Alere Staff

SPONSORED BY

MedPage Today

American Heart Association

ACTIVE DATE

February 26, 2016 – February 26, 2018

CREDIT

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

DESCRIPTION

According to a prospective observational study, preexisting statin use was independently associated with favorable functional outcomes, lower risk of stroke recurrence and low risk of 1 month mortality in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) from large artery atherosclerosis (LAA).

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/CHF/56419