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New guidelines cover post-stroke rehabilitation

PCNA SmartBrief | May 05, 2016

First-ever guidelines on post-stroke rehabilitation issued by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association call for intensive and multidisciplinary treatment. Lead author Carolee Winstein said the guidelines show attitudes on stroke are changing to recognize it is a chronic condition that can leave patients with long-term disability. The guidelines were published in the journal Stroke. Medscape (free registration) (05/04)


Fasting may not be necessary for cholesterol test

PCNA SmartBrief | May 05, 2016

Team-based approach linked with reduction in HF readmissions

PCNA SmartBrief | May 12, 2016

Updated "Get Tough on Angina" patient education tool

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

Heart patients should exercise to build muscle, reduce fat, study says

PCNA SmartBrief | May 05, 2016

Sugary sodas have heart-health consequences, study finds

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

SCAD patients say cardiac rehab is beneficial

PCNA SmartBrief | May 19, 2016

NAFLD may be risk factor for early CVD, death, study says

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

Study examines gender disparity in silent heart attacks

PCNA SmartBrief | May 19, 2016

Weight loss and risk management program help AF patients

PCNA SmartBrief | May 12, 2016


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Get involved -- PCNA committee openings

PCNA SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

Cardiac rehab supervision bill circulating Congress

PCNA SmartBrief | May 19, 2016

Hypertension and stoke during American Stroke Month

PCNA SmartBrief | May 12, 2016

Updated "Get Tough on Angina" patient education tool

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016




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