For sites concerning the application of EBM principles to the practice of Cardiology.
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2013 AHA/ACC Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk
Report of the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines. 
2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the Management of overweight and obesity in adults
Report of the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines and The Obesity Society (TOS). 
2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Report of the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). 
2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults
Provides thresholds and goals and nine specific recommendations for initiating and modifying pharmacotherapy for adult patients with hypertension. From the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8). 
AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease
2014 Report of the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines. 
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Series of recent cardiovascular prevention guidelines and advisories, from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in the Community - Weber - 2013 - Th
Statement by the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH). 
Concerns About the Joint National Committee High Blood Pressure 8 Recommendations and Their Relevance to Metabolic Syndrome
Brings evidence against the JNC-8 guidelines' relaxation of the treatment of hypertension in the context of patients 60 years or older, and in those with metabolic syndrome. 
COR - Cardio Online Reader
Best clinical evidence and guidelines in cardiology, critically appraised and rated by quality. [Note: On slow server which may sometimes timeout.]
Critical Pathways in Cardiology
Peer-reviewed quarterly journal on evidence-based critical pathways for the management of patients with cardiac disorders. (Full-text by subscription, abstracts free)
CVD Prevention in Clinical Practice
European Society of Cardiology guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Artery Diseases
Evidence-based guidelines on atherosclerotic disease from the European Society of Cardiology. 
ESC Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Heart Failure.
Evidence-based heart failure guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology. 
Evidence-based Cardiovascular Medicine
Online journal that critically appraises the evidence in the cardiovascular research. Subscription required for full text, but abstracts accessible for free.
Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Stroke
Evidence-based recommendations for the reduction of risk of a first stroke, from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. 
Management of Dyslipidaemias
Evidence-based guidelines on lipid control from the European Society of Cardiology. Slideset included. 
Managing Blood Cholesterol in Adults
Systematic evidence review from the Cholesterol Expert Panel (CEP), 2013. Covers all dyslipidemias, and both primary and secondary prevention, as well as safety recommendations. [PDF]
Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants in Stroke Patients: Practical Issues
Evidence-based practical guidance on the use of the new generation of anticoagulants, focusing on managing the acute event and on initiating or resuming anticoagulation for secondary prevention. 
Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases in a High-Risk Population: Evidence-Based Approach to CHD Risk Reduction
Review examines the unprecedented high rates of obesity, and the distribution of major cardiovascular disease risk factors, in a high risk population of obese African Americans, and calls for urgent earlier intervention through lifestyle modification to stop this epidemic. 
Summary of evidence-based guideline update: Prevention of stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
American Academy of Neurology practice parameter on stroke prevention in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). 
Systematic Evidence Reviews and Clinical Practice Guidelines
Evidence-based guidelines in cardiology and cardiovascular medicine, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
Thinking Beyond New Clinical Guidelines: Update in Hypertension
Of all the recently released guidelines on hypertension, those from the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC-8) have met with the greatest debate.This review summarizes these new guidelines, their limitations, and the central issues surrounding them. 
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