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Heart Failure Patient Website

With simple changes in lifestyle, a better understanding of heart failure and appropriate treatment, many people live full and active lives. It is time for us to help them take charge of their health.

See more - Website for patients

An educational website designed by health professionals and patients for people suffering from Atrial Fibrillation, as well as their families and caregivers.

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World Heart Day 2016

Cardiovascular disease is the world's number one killer. Most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented. To mark World Heart Day, the ESC has collated a selection of prevention resources, freely available for all healthcare professionals.

2016 European Guidelines on CVD Prevention in Clinical Practice

Developed to support healthcare professionals communicating with individuals about their cardiovascular (CV) risk and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and early modification of their CV risk. 

Access the Guideline or download it on the mobile app

Open access to most downloaded prevention articles

For World Heart Day only the top 10 most downloaded prevention articles from the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology are openly available

Access the most downloaded articles for free

Special World Heart Day Special selection from the European Journals of Prevetive Cardiology, Cardiovascular Nursing and Acute Cardiovascular Care

Access the selection

SCORE Risk Assessment Charts

Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation: Risk assessment charts (high & low cardiovascular risk) based on gender, age, total cholesterol, systolic blood pressure and smoking status

Access the Charts

Prevention Reports

CVD prevention reports, prepared by National CVD Prevention Coordinators, to facilitate the sharing of best practice and inspire health professionals in the field of preventive cardiology.

Access the Reports

ESC Prevention of CVD Programme

The ESC is bringing together its sub-specialty expertise in prevention and rehabilitation, acute cardiovascular care and cardiovascular nursing to promote effective prevention both among those with risk factors (primary prevention) as well as those that survived a clinical event (secondary prevention).

Publications - open to all

Webinars - open to all

European Association of Prevention Masterclasses - open to all

Access the resources

Prevention Quizzes from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology

Review the case, asses the charts and test your knowledge with the multiple choice questions

Test your knowledge


Online training programme on cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation

Register or view the recordings

ESC TV - prevention highlights

A selection of ESC TV Interviews from ESC Congress 2016 on Prevention

Best of Preventive Cardiology

2016 European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in clinical practice

Latest prevention science from ESC Congress 2016

Access a wealth of presenations, slides, reports and videos from over 700 prevention resentations in ESC Congress 365 - the online ESC Congress resource library

View the presentations