Patients with ischaemic stroke are at high risk of recurrent vascular events
One strategy to reduce the risk of recurrent events is controlling causal risk factors
Effective strategies include stopping smoking, lowering blood pressure and blood cholesterol, minimising alcohol and salt consumption and optimizing glycosylated haemoglobin, body weight and physical activity
Hankey, G. (2008, October 27). Prevention: management of risk and protective factors [Video file]. In The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, Henry Stewart Talks. Retrieved November 29, 2021, from https://hstalks.com/bs/1013/.
Published on October 27, 2008
Archived on December 10, 2018
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