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Prevention Guidelines ASCVD Risk Estimator

The ACC and American Heart Association (AHA) have released the ASCVD Risk Estimator, a mobile app to help health care providers and patients estimate 10-year and lifetime risks for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) using the Pooled Cohort Equations and lifetime risk prediction tools. This app was designed as a companion tool to the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk and the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults. The ASCVD Risk Estimator provides easy access to recommendations specific to calculated risk estimates. Additionally, the app includes readily accessible guideline reference information for both providers and patients related to therapy, monitoring and lifestyle.

The mobile app is available on the following platforms:

For more information on the Prevention Guidelines ASCVD Risk Estimator, visit the American College of Cardiology.

To explore other ACC apps that can help you optimize patient care, visit ACC Mobile and Web Apps.