Stroke survivors patients with cardiac disease

Stroke and cardiac disease commonly coexist due to  an overlap of shared risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, and smoking. Health care professional caring for cardiac patients may face stroke survivors or/and those at high risk for stroke. The aim of the literature overview is to contribute to the optimization of management of cardiac disease and stroke we aim to describe specific needs of cardiac patients with a history of stroke and identify current gaps in knowledge and care delivery’

Status: paper in progress, expected Spring 2019