Tag: secondary prevention

1. Mailers and telephone reminders together significantly increased the likelihood of completing cardiac rehabilitation at 12 months among individuals who have experienced a myocardial infarction. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Secondary prevention following a myocardial infarction (MI) is important to reduce subsequent morbidity and mortality. Though recommended drug regimens and cardiac...
Patients with a history of occlusive vascular disease who are on antithrombotic therapy are at an increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage. Generally, antithrombotic therapy is discontinued after intracerebral hemorrhage in these patients. However, no published randomized trials have studied the long-term safety of antithrombotic therapy in survivors of intracerebral...