American Heart Association http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
National Stroke Association http://www.stroke.org/
Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery http://canadianvascular.ca/
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada http://ww2.heartandstroke.ca/
Amarenco P, Bogousslavsky J, Callahan A III, et al; Stroke Prevention by Aggressive Reduction in Cholesterol Levels (SPARCL) Investigators. High-dose atorvastatin after stroke or transient ischemic attack.
N Engl J Med
FDA approves Pradaxa to prevent stroke in people with atrial fibrillation. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at:
. Published October 19, 2010. Accessed September 4, 2012.
Lutsep HL. MATCH results: implications for the internist.
Am J Med
NINDS Transient Ischemic Attack Information Page.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at:
. Accessed September 4, 2012.
Transient ischemic attack (TIA). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
. Updated August 30, 2012. Accessed September 4, 2012.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © 2012 EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.
Maybe it's time to stop guessing. If you've been wanting to make some changes but just aren't sure how, the free personal health survey from LiveWell is a great place to start.
Fight heart disease early and prevent heart attacks with HeartSHAPE® - a painless, non-invasive test that takes pictures of your heart to scan for early-stage coronary disease.
How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.
Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.
This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.
Wellmont Nurse Connection is your resource for valuable health information any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak to a Nurse any time, day or night, at (423) 723-6877 or toll-free at 1-877-230-NURSE.
You clicked on a link that will cause you to leave myWellmont.
For security purposes you will be signed out.