oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Cardiovascular risk reduction : heart health
|Article Title||Cardiovascular risk reduction : heart health|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Affiliations||1 Amayeza Info Centre|
|Publication Date||Summer 2011|
|Pages||27 - 29|
There are various risk factors, some modifiable and others not, that have the potential to increase the likelihood of a person developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is not possible to control all the risk factors that contribute to the development of CVD, but informing patients of the factors that are within their control can help reduce the occurrence of serious cardiovascular events, such as myocardial infarction and stroke.
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