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Older Adults in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit: Factoring Geriatric Syndromes i
12/09/2019 | Older adults admitted to cardiac intensive care units (CICU) face age-related cardiovascular (CV) risks and associated geriatric syndromes, including delirium and cognitive impairment, frailty, multimorbidity and polypharmacy.
Science News 2019 Scientific Sessions
11/16/2019 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2019. Nov. 16-18, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.
2019 Clinical Performance & Quality Measures for Adults With High Blood Pressure
11/12/2019 | Recent data indicates more than 100 million Americans currently have high blood pressure (HBP); of those taking antihypertensive medications, about 53% have uncontrolled blood pressure (BP).
Implementation of Supervised Exercise Therapy for Patients With PAD
08/26/2019 | In patients with symptomatic lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), supervised exercise therapy (SET) improves walking ability, overall functional status, and health-related quality of life.
HYPERTENSION | Editor's Picks | August 2019
07/10/2019 | Hypertension Editor's Picks for August 2019
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Failure
06/06/2019 | This statement summarizes current pharmacologic and lifestyle management options for patients with both type 2 diabetes mellitus and heart failure.
Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation
05/13/2019 | Although the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on secondary prevention of cardiovascular events are well established, more than 80% of eligible US patients do not participate in center-based cardiac rehabilitation.
Cardio-Oncology Rehab to Manage CV Outcomes in Cancer Patients and Survivors
04/08/2019 | This statement introduces the concept of cardio-oncology rehabilitation, which is important for the more than 16.7 million cancer survivors in the US ? all at increased risk of morbidity and mortality from non-cancer causes, predominately cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Public Comment: 2019 Clinical Performance & Quality Measures for Adults with HBP
03/18/2019 | The ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Data Standards would like to invite you to participate in the review of the draft version of the 2019 ACC/AHA Clinical Performance and Quality Measures for Adults with High Blood Pressure.
2019 Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
03/17/2019 | The purpose of this guideline is to review and consolidate existing recommendations into a single guidance document focused on the primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).
Science News (EPI Lifestyle) 2019
03/05/2019 | AHA Science News: Exclusive interviews, study results and more from Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle 2019 Scientific Sessions in Houston, Texas