EPCCS has developed several practical guidance documents for primary care, on various important clinical issues general practitioners are faced with. We will continue to develop more such documents to help you optimise care. You can also find translations in several languages.
This EPCCS Practical Guidance Document provides a brief scientific background on the need for lipid lowering in individuals at high CV risk, and practical guidance on management of persons with dyslipidaemia in primary care, with a focus on challenges faced in clinical reality.
Download the Romanian version of the EPCCS Guidance for Primary Care on stimulating health behaviour change.
Download the Ukrainian version of the EPCCS SPAF Consensus Guidance for Primary Care.
Lifestyle importantly contributes to preventable morbidity and mortality. This EPCCS guidance document outlines the presented evidence on ingredients of successful behaviour change strategies and motivational interviewing, as well as which CV risk behaviours and clinical outcomes may be improved with various types of strategies.
Download the Slovak document on CHF management in primary care.
Download the Slovak document on Prevention of stroke in patients with AF and screening of AF.
Download the Ukrainian version of the EPCCS Practical Guidance on Heart Failure Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care.
Based on the Heart Failure session and discussion during the 8th EPCCS Annual Meeting in Prague, this guidance document was written to help physicians diagnose and manage heart failure in their primary care practice.
General practitioners representing various European countries discussed recent developments in the SPAF field, and specific implications for primary care in an expert meeting. This meeting resulted in a practical guidance for European GPs.