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EAPC Quiz: 2021 ESC Guidelines on CVD prevention in clinical practice (Part 1)

By Christina Chrysohoou, Population Science and Public Health Section

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Risk Factors and Prevention

Take a look at the 2021 ESC Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (1) and test yourself with this first part of a knowledge-based quiz by answering 10 "true/false" questions.

The second part with 10 more guidelines questions will be available within the next weeks. 

Test your knowledge


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Note: The views and opinions expressed on this page are those of the author and may not be accepted by others. While every attempt is made to keep the information up to date, there is always going to be a lag in updating information. The reader is encouraged to read this in conjunction with appropriate ESC Guidelines. The material on this page is for educational purposes and is not for use as a definitive management strategy in the care of patients. Quiz material on the site are only examples and do not guarantee outcomes from formal examinations.


1) 2021 ESC Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: Developed by the Task Force for cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice with representatives of the 
European Society of Cardiology and 12 medical societies With the special contribution of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)

Frank L J Visseren, François Mach, et al. 

European Heart Journal, Volume 42, Issue 34, 7 September 2021, Pages 3227–3337,