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Grand Rounds: "The Polypill: A Major Opportunity to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes"

Sir Nicholas Wald, FRS, FRCP, FMedSci
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Monday, February 03, 2020
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Sir Nicholas Wald, FRS, FRCP, FMedSci

Learning Objectives


  • Understand the quantitative relationship between blood pressure, cholesterol and age in determining risk of heart attacks and stroke.

  • Describe how important reversible causal risk factors for heart attacks and strokes are poor predictors of these disorders.

  • Discuss the rationale and evidence for the Polypill approach in the prevention of heart attacks and strokes.

Contact: Andrea Martin