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Keywords

ALOHA, heart disease, interventions, women

 

Authors

  1. Bravo, Kimberly J. MSH, MSN, APRN, BC

Abstract

This article describes the American Heart Association, ALOHA program. ALOHA is a multidisciplinary approach to helping lay people and clinicians determine the best course of action for managing cardiac risk factors in women. ALOHA, an acronym that stands for designated interventions based on individualized assessment of patients, along with the Framingham risk assessment calculator, allows health care providers with their patients to individualize treatment for heart disease and management of risk factors.