[PDF] Prevention of cardiovascular disease : pocket guidelines for assessment and management of cardiovascular risk

World Health Organization
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication date:
01 January 2007


These pocket guidelines provide evidence-based guidance on how to reduce the incidence of first and recurrent clinical events due to coronary heart disease (CHD), cerebrovascular disease (CeVD) and peripheral vascular disease in two categories of people. They include; 1. People with risk factors who have not yet developed clinically manifest cardiovascular disease (primary prevention). 2. People with established CHD, CeVD or peripheral vascular disease (secondary prevention).