The December issue of Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology® focuses on secondary stroke prevention and offers the opportunity to earn up to 12 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
“This is the first issue of Continuum® wholly dedicated to discussing the identification and modification of risk factors for secondary stroke,” said Guest Editor Bruce I. Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, FAAN. “Therapeutic options for secondary stroke prevention are rapidly evolving, so neurologists will benefit from an up-to-date educational resource that covers the full range of topics pertinent to reducing future vascular events in their stroke patients.”
The new issue includes articles on epidemiology and risk factors; blood pressure reduction in secondary stroke prevention; dyslipidemia management; antithrombotic therapy for secondary stroke prevention; large artery revascularization; insulin resistance, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and lifestyle modification; prevention of intracerebral hemorrhage recurrence; and systematic stroke prevention. The issue also includes an ethics article on the emergency management of acute ischemic stroke in incapacitated patients who have no surrogate decision makers. Practice articles on cryptogenic stroke and patent foramen ovale and coding issues related to stroke prevention are also included.
Upon completion of this issue, readers will be able to:
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