Clinical tips: stroke


stroke
How can pharmacists help prevent stroke? writes Ben BasgerAbout 50, 000 Australians have a stroke (cerebrovascular accident or CVA) per year. Factors that increase the risk of stroke are increased age and the usual cardiovascular terrorists—transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs) or a previous stroke, hypertension, smoking, diabetes mellitus (DM), hypercholesterolaemia, atrial fibrillation/flutter (AF) and obesity. In fact

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