Heart guidelines: Seniors need personalized preventive care

10/30/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Health care providers should use personalized preventive care plans for cardiovascular disease patients who are 75 and older, according to an American Heart Association update of guidelines for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in elderly patients. Researchers wrote in the journal Circulation about the complexity of cardiovascular disease in seniors and said the statement is aimed at clarifying risks and benefits of preventive treatments and promoting proven strategies for treatment. (Note: The update's authors include PCNA President Kathy Berra, MSN, ANP, FAHA, FPCNA, FAAN, of the Stanford Prevention Research Center in Stanford, Calif.)

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