Cardiovascular Screening and Primary Prevention in Older Adults.


Evidence for preventive screening and therapeutic intervention for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease is limited for older adults. In this article, we review screening and prevention strategies, including lifestyle, modifiable risk factors, and medications, that may be considered in older adults, with a focus on those ≥75 years, accounting for age, frailty and functional status, medical conditions, and life expectancy.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cger.2017.08.003

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@article{Orkaby2018CardiovascularSA, title={Cardiovascular Screening and Primary Prevention in Older Adults.}, author={Ariela R Orkaby and Michael Rich}, journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine}, year={2018}, volume={34 1}, pages={81-93} }