Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: 2019 and beyond

Rhanderson Cardoso, Khurram Nasir

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Abstract

The global burden of cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality demands increased awareness of effective prevention strategies by patients, communities and health-care providers. The new 2019 ACC/AHA guidelines provide evidence-based, preventive recommendations for patients without known cardiovascular disease, focusing on risk estimation, a healthy lifestyle and selective indications for pharmacotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)387-388
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Cardiology
Volume16
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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