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SIGN guidelines on cardiovascular diseases

Two updated SIGN guidelines on cardiovascular disease (CVD) have been published. SIGN Guideline 149 on ‘Risk estimation and the prevention of cardiovascular disease’ provides recommendations on how to estimate and manage cardiovascular risk in people with and without established CVD.  SIGN Guideline 150 on ‘Cardiac rehabilitation’  includes recommendations on assessment, health behaviour change techniques, lifestyle risk factor management, psychosocial health, vocational rehabilitation and medical risk management.