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Improving Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure: Closing the Gaps

In the United States, heart failure (HF) affects about 5.7 million adults, accounts for >1 million hospitalizations annually, and is the leading cause of hospitalization for adults >65 years of age. Despite diagnostic and therapeutic advances in the last several decades and improved survival rates, roughly 50% of people with HF die within 5 years of diagnosis. Rates of cardiovascular death or HF-r ...

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Secondary Prevention of ASCVD: Novel Therapies to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Hypercholesterolemia (AANP Program ID 17012508)

This activity will examine the current discussions surrounding statin use and the potential application of PCSK9 inhibitors. *Learners will be redirected to the AANP website. ...

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Acute Heart Failure: Current Best Practices, Ongoing Challenges, and Future Directions

Each year, more than 1 million individuals are hospitalized for heart failure (HF). Within the spectrum of HF, acute heart failure (AHF) represents a distinct challenge to clinicians. Diagnosis of AHF is often delayed because of the complex characteristics of the condition. The heterogeneous nature of AHF patients and the presence of comorbid conditions can make it difficult for clinicians to reco ...

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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Evidence for Tailoring Antithrombotic Therapy (Program ID: 15111981)

Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice and afflicts more than 3 million people in the United States. AF is an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke severity, recurrence, and mortality. Individuals with AF have a 4 to 5 times greater risk for ischemic stroke. The National Stroke Association emphasizes the importanc ...

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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Tailoring Anticoagulation Therapy for Optimal Outcomes

A CPE-certified interactive newsletter with highlights from the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists workshop. Although most AF-related strokes can be prevented with anticoagulation medication, many older adults are not receiving optimal evidence-based therapy for stroke prevention. This activity will address persistent barriers to the appropriate use of anticoagulation therapy for the p ...

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