This module reviews material relating to the management and treatment of modifiable risk factors for the secondary prevention of stroke (Chapter 8 of the EBRSR). Some of the topics reviewed in this module include hypertension, hyperlipidemia and hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, lifestyle modification, homocysteine, antiplatelet agents, atrial fibrillation, patent foramen ovale, and carotid artery stenosis.
Last update: September 2013
Katherine Salter PhD (cand.), Robert Teasell MD, Norine Foley MSc, Mona Madady MSc, Shannon Janzen MSc, Danielle Rice BA, Nerissa Campbell PhD, Sanjit Bhogal PhD, Mark Speechley PhD, (contribution by Dr. J. David Spence).
Access and Target User/Learner:
Target: Healthcare Professionals working in stroke care along the continuum.