CME/CE: Stroke Rounds: Stroke, MI Risk Higher After Drinking

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

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ACTIVE DATE

March 2, 2016 – March 2, 2018

CREDIT

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

DESCRIPTION

According to a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis, drinking alcohol was linked to an immediate increase in heart attack and stroke risk in all drinkers. However, the study also showed longer-term protective effects of moderate alcohol consumption.

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Strokes/56513