Meeting report

EPCCS 2015

Report of 8th Annual EPCCS meeting held in Prague.
News • 29-9-2015 • Prague, Sept 17-18, 2015

Lively debate at annual EPCCS Clinical Masterclass to yield practical guidance

This year’s EPCCS Meeting dedicated much time to discussion and identifying gaps in the evidence, aimed at composing practical recommendations for CV risk management in general practice.


E-Learning •

Heart failure diagnosis and management

EPCCS 2015 Clare Taylor (Birmingham, United Kingdom) questions Frans Rutten (Utrecht, The Netherlands), who gave an update on the evidence base for HF diagnosis and management in the guideline. They discuss how patients with HF can be identified and managed in Primary Care.

E-Learning •

Identifying and treating patients with true hypertension

Richard McManus (Oxford, UK) and Monika Hollander (Utrecht, The Netherlands) discuss which blood pressure measurement method is best to identify true hypertension in primary care and how this should be treated.

E-Learning •

What is the evidence base for lipid modification in the guidelines updates?

Richard Hobbs (Oxford, UK) and Arno Hoes (Utrecht, The Netherlands) summarise the lively discussion after Hoes' talk on dilemmas in lipid-lowering in primary care.


Slides • 12-10-2015

What's the evidence base for lipid modification in the guideline updates?

Downloadable slides prepared and presented by Prof Arno Hoes, at EPCSS 2015.

Slides • 2-10-2015

Preventing thrombotic events and stroke

Downloadable slides prepared and presented by Prof Hans Christof Diener, at EPCSS 2015.

Slides • 2-10-2015

What's the evidence base for health behaviour modification in the guideline updates?

Downloadable slides prepared and presented by Prof Paul Aveyard, at EPCSS 2015.

Slides • 2-10-2015

What's the evidence base for blood pressure modification in the guideline updates?

Downloadable slides prepared and presented by Prof Richard McManus, at EPCSS 2015.

Slides • 14-10-2015

What's the evidence base for heart failure diagnosis and management in the guideline updates?

Downloadable slides prepared and presented by Prof Frans Rutten, at EPCSS 2015. 
Clare TaylorEPCCS 2015Frans RuttenMonika HollanderRichard HobbsRichard McManus

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