Grand Rounds: "The Polypill: A Major Opportunity to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes"
Sponsor(s): Division of Community Health, School of Medicine (SOM), and SOM Grand Rounds
- 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