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European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation

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To promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation in Europe.
Register for EuroPRevent 2015 - the international forum in preventive cardiology

You can save up to 205 euros if you register before 11 March for EuroPRevent 2015! Additional special rates apply if you are:

  • A member of the European Association for Prevention & Rehabilitation
  • An allied health care professional or Post Graduate born after 1 June 1979
  • A medical student
  • A local resident (Portugal)

Day tickets from 35 euros also available.

Preventive cardiology: An up-to-date insight from Spain and Portugal

“In spite of economic turmoil, Portuguese and Spanish cardiologists remain strongly engaged in preventive cardiology.” Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair.

Read the reports from Spain and Portugal (host country to EuroPRevent 2015) brought to you by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation.

NEW sports cardiology quiz from the EACPR - test your knowledge!

Incidental findings in cardiovascular pre-participation screening programmes: A 14 year old Caucasian boy had a 12-lead ECG performed as part of a voluntary cardiovascular screening event for young individuals. He had no symptoms, past medical history or significant family history. He played on average 3 hours of football and rugby per week. Take the quiz!

Have you taken the CPX quiz? Review the case of a 66 year-old male with exertional dyspnoea

Episodes of intense anger associated with high risk of heart attack within the next two hours

The risk of heart attack has been found to be 8.5 times higher in the two hours following an acute episode of anger than during the "usual frequency" patterns of anger. The findings emerged from a well controlled study in which acute coronary blockage was angiographically confirmed in patients hospitalised for suspected heart attack.

Test your knowledge! NEW CPX quiz from the EACPR

Review the case of a 66 year-old male with exertional dyspnoea and take the quiz! 

Discover other quizzes brought to you by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR).

Mission: To promote the essential knowledge of population prevention science among cardiologists, other clinicians, health care professionals and scientists, to stress their role in the community context and to improve their understanding of the importance of the epidemiology and primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
 
This section fits well within the Association as an extension of cardiac rehabilitation. A network already exists and sports cardiology is recognized as a sub-speciality. It is connected with primary and secondary prevention.
 
Mission: to promote and facilitate high-quality research and education related to exercise, basic and translational science in the fields of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation and sports cardiology, bringing together scientists from a broad range of disciplines.
 
Cardiac Rehabilitation is a secondary prevention programme, with exercise as the cornerstone of a comprehensive intervention which includes an educational programme, risk factors control and the patient’s voluntarily adoption of a healthy lifestyle to be kept for lifetime.

Read the How To Articles written by the EACPR sections to assist you in your daily practice.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Section
 
Exercise, Basic and Translational Research Section
 
Prevention, Epidemiology and Population Science Section
Sports Cardiology Section

More articles are published regularly in the EACPR e-newsletters. To receive these newsletters, Join EACPR now!
HeartScore: cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management
HeartScore: cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management
The interactive tool for predicting and managing the risk of heart attack and stroke in Europe. Updated according to the latest European Guidelines on CVD Prevention, HeartScore now includes relative risk for younger patients, in addition to patient data history and progress monitoring.
 

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