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Stroke is one of the leading causes of mortality and disability in the USA. Underlying conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease predispose an individual to increased risk of stroke. In addition, the Covid-19 pandemic presents many challenges to these patients in terms of active health management and maintenance. A screening tool was developed to assess patient patterns of lifestyle behavioral changes measured by modifiable risk factors for stroke (medical condition management, diet, exercise, and smoking habits).
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Cardiovascular Diseases | Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Medical Education | Neurology | Primary Care | Public Health Education and Promotion
Chan, Kelly J., "Lifestyle Changes in Covid-19 Pandemic and Impact on Modifiable Stroke Risk Factors" (2021). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 649.