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Pocket Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice

ESC Pocket Guidelines

Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Care
Preventive Cardiology
Cardiovascular Nursing

Publication Date: 2021

Chairperson: Frank LJ Visseren and François Mach

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Risk factors and clinical conditions
    • Cardiovascular disease risk classification
    • A stepwise approach to risk factor treatment and treatment intensification
    • Risk estimation in apparently healthy people
    • Translating cardiovascular disease risk to treatment thresholds
    • Risk estimation and risk factor treatment in patients with established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
    • Risk estimation and risk factor treatment in persons with diabetes mellitus
    • Communication of cardiovascular disease risk
    • Risk modifiers
    • Clinical conditions
  • Risk factors and interventions at the individual level
    • Treatment goals
    • Optimising Lifestyle
    • Management of dyslipidemia
    • Blood pressure
    • Diabetes
    • Antithrombotic therapy
    • Anti-inflammatory therapy
    • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Policy interventions at the population level
  • Risk management of disease-specific cardiovascular disease