Cardiovascular Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines
The AAFP recommends the USPSTF Guideline for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in men and women.
View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on annual electrocardiograms (EKGs) or other cardiac screening for low-risk patients.
Aspirin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
The AAFP recommends the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on Asprin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer.
Access evidence-based guidelines on Management of Newly-Detected Atrial Fibrillation.
Access the clinical practice guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk, endorsed with qualifications by the AAFP.
Access the clinical practice guideline for treatment of cholesterol endorsed with qualifications by the AAFP.
Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on genomic testing for cardiovascular disease.
Access evidence-based guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults, developed by the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC-8) and endorsed by the AAFP.
Access evidence-based guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults over age 60, developed by the American College of Physicians and the AAFP.
Access the clinical practice guideline on Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults endorsed by the AAFP.
Access the AAFP's Guidelines for the Detection and Treatment of Post-Myocardial Infarction Depression.
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Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen for carotid artery stenosis (CAS) in asymptomatic adult patients.
Access evidence-based guidelines for Current Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism in Primary Care and on Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients.