Palliative Care and Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

Published: August 08, 2016

A close-up of a elderly lady laying on her side in bed
  • AHA/ASA releases its policy paper on palliative care for patients and families with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke.
  • This policy statement describes the importance of palliative care as it relates to patients with advanced CVD and stroke.
  • This statement is inclusive of the many important elements and issues surrounding palliative care related to these diseases.