AHA Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: 2002 Update: Consensus Panel Guide to Comprehensive Risk Reduction for Adult Patients Without Coronary or Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Diseases. American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee.

@article{Pearson2002AHAGF,
  title={AHA Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: 2002 Update: Consensus Panel Guide to Comprehensive Risk Reduction for Adult Patients Without Coronary or Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Diseases. American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee.},
  author={T. Pearson and S. Blair and S. Daniels and R. Eckel and J. Fair and S. Fortmann and B. Franklin and L. Goldstein and P. Greenland and S. Grundy and Yuling Hong and N. Miller and R. Lauer and I. Ockene and R. Sacco and J. Sallis and Sidney C. Smith and N. Stone and K. Taubert},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2002},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={
          388-91
        }
}
The initial Guide to the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases was published in 1997 as an aid to healthcare professionals and their patients without established coronary artery disease or other atherosclerotic diseases.1 It was intended to complement the American Heart Association (AHA)/American College of Cardiology (ACC) Guidelines for Preventing Heart Attack and Death in Patients with Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (updated2) and to provide the healthcare professional with a… Expand

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AHA Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: 2002 Update: Consensus Panel Guide to Comprehensive Risk Reduction for Adult Patients Without Coronary or Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Diseases. American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee.
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This 2002 update of the Guide acknowledges a number of advances in the field of primary prevention since 1997 and research continues to refine the recommendations on detection and management of established risk factors. Expand
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The approaches described in this statement can be used for guidance at several levels of primary prevention; however, the statement does not attempt to specifically link risk assessment to treatment guidelines for particular risk factors, but provides critical background information that could be used in the development of new treatment guidelines. Expand
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Since the original publication (in 1995) of the AHA consensus statement on secondary prevention, important evidence from clinical trials has emerged that further supports the merits of aggressive risk reduction therapies for patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Expand
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Since the original publication (in 1995) of the AHA consensus statement on secondary prevention, important evidence from clinical trials has emerged that further supports the merits of aggressive risk reduction therapies for patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Expand
Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk by Use of Multiple-Risk-Factor Assessment Equations
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The approaches described in this statement can be used for guidance at several levels of primary prevention; however, the statement does not attempt to specifically link risk assessment to treatment guidelines for particular risk factors, but provides critical background information that could be used in the development of new treatment guidelines. Expand
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The clinical and public health approaches to primary prevention are complementary and physicians can contribute to the public health approach through patient education. Expand
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The purpose of this statement is to highlight risk factor management strategies that are appropriate for women with a broad range of CHD risk, and to highlight clinicians are missing opportunities to prevent CHD. Expand
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The purpose of this advisory is to summarize the currently available data concerning potential CVD benefits and risks associated with ERT/HRT and to provide updated clinical recommendations regarding its use in the secondary and primary prevention of CVD. Expand
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