Secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in older adults: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

@article{Fleg2013SecondaryPO,
  title={Secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in older adults: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.},
  author={Jerome L. Fleg and Daniel E. Forman and Kathleen Berra and V Garrett Bittner and James A. Blumenthal and Michael A. Chen and Susan Wai Yan Cheng and Dalane W. Kitzman and Mathew S Maurer and Michael W. Rich and W. -K. Shen and Mark A. Williams and Susan J. Zieman},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2013},
  volume={128 22},
  pages={2422-46}
}
1 S ince the initial scientific statement on Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) in the Elderly was published in 2002, 1 several trends have continued that make an update highly appropriate. First, the gray-ing of the US population and those of other industrialized countries has progressed unabated because more adults are surviving into their senior years. The number of Americans aged ≥75 years was estimated at 18.6 million in 2010, representing ≈6% of the population, 2 and it… CONTINUE READING
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