"Real world" CVD advice

March 2011
Clinical Advisor;Mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p32
The article offers information on the 2011 guidelines from the American Heart Association for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women. It mentions that the updated guidelines encourage physicians to consider patient diversity in managing the risk of CVD. It also notes that the guidelines present strategies for clinicians in dealing with their patients.


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