Q&A With Joep Perk From Linnaeus University: Risk Assessment of Cardiovascular Disease in Practice

By the time patients are treated by a cardiologist their condition has already made significant progress. Finding ways to treat them before they reach the specialist stage has become a focus of the medical community.

By the time patients are treated by a cardiologist their condition has already made significant progress. Finding ways to treat them before they reach the specialist stage has become a focus of the medical community.

Joep Perk, MD, from Linnaeus University in Sweden discussed some of the basic steps doctors can take to address their patient's health concerns while finding effective ways to communicate the importance of a healthy lifestyle in overall care during the European Society of Cardiology's Annual Conference in London.