Target Audience and Goal Statement
This article is intended for primary care physicians, cardiologists, neurologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other physicians who treat and manage patients at high risk for stroke.
The goal of this activity is to provide medical news to primary care clinicians and other healthcare professionals in order to enhance patient care.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Evaluate previous research regarding the relationship between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and the risk for intracranial hemorrhage
Compare outcomes of aggressive vs standard lowering of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol among adults at high risk for stroke
Outline implications for the healthcare team