Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Pocket Guidelines for Assessment and Management of Cardiovascular RiskWHO/ISH Cardiovascular Risk Prediction Charts for the Western Pacific Region
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.
These guidelines can be used by physician and non-physician health workers in all levels of health care including primary care. Hypertension, diabetes, or established cardiovascular disease may be used as entry points for implementing these guidelines. The risk prediction charts given in these guidelines are provided for different parts of the world. These guidelines are valid for the Western Pacific region.