Next review date: TBC

This guideline updates and replaces NICE guideline CG48 (published May 2007).

Recommendation 1.3 in NICE technology appraisal 80 (published in July 2004) has been updated by recommendation 1.3.18 in CG172

It offers evidence-based advice on secondary prevention for patients in primary and secondary care after an MI. New and updated recommendations on cardiac rehabilitation, lifestyle changes, drug therapy and communication of diagnosis and advice were included in 2013.

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