The effectiveness of secondary prevention lifestyle interventions designed to change lifestyle behavior following stroke: summary of a systematic review

Margaret Lawrence, Susan Kerr, Caroline McVey, Jon Godwin

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Abstract

A feature of stroke is that it recurs (25% within five-years). Risk factors for stroke and recurrent stroke include smoking, alcohol consumption, poor diet, and physical inactivity. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of secondary prevention lifestyle interventions designed to change lifestyle behavior following stroke. This short paper presents a summary of the systematic review process and findings.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-247
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Stroke
Volume7
Issue number3
Early online date9 Mar 2012
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012

Keywords

  • stroke prevention
  • lifestyle behavior
  • risk factors

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