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  1. Cardiovascular risk assessment and lipid modification (QS100)

    This quality standard covers identifying and assessing cardiovascular risk in adults (aged 18 and over) and treatment to prevent cardiovascular disease. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  2. Chronic kidney disease in adults (QS5)

    This quality standard covers the assessment and management of chronic kidney disease in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification (NG238)

    This guideline covers identifying and assessing risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults without established CVD. It covers lifestyle changes and lipid-lowering treatment (including statins) for primary and secondary prevention of CVD, and includes guidance for people who also have diabetes or chronic kidney disease.

  4. What is the clinical effectiveness and rate of adverse events of statin therapy using atorvastatin 20 mg per day compared with atorvastatin 40 mg per day and atorvastatin 80 mg per day in people without established CVD?

    adverse events of statin therapy using atorvastatin 20 mg per day compared with atorvastatin 40 mg per day and...

  5. Cardiovascular disease prevention: secondary prevention with lipid lowering therapies (IND230)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with cardiovascular disease who are currently treated with a lipid-lowering therapy. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM212

  6. Diabetes: statins for secondary prevention of CVD (IND184)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with diabetes and a history of cardiovascular disease (excluding a history of haemorrhagic stroke) who are currently treated with a statin. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM163

  7. Kidney conditions: CKD and lipid lowering therapies (IND231)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with CKD, on the register, who are currently treated with a lipid-lowering therapy. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM213

  8. Cardiovascular disease prevention: primary prevention with lipid lowering therapies (IND229)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with a cardiovascular disease risk assessment score of 10% or more who are currently treated with a lipid-lowering therapy. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM211

  9. Cardiovascular disease prevention: statins for people newly diagnosed with hypertension or T2DM (IND162)

    This indicator covers, in patients aged between 25 and 84 years, with a new diagnosis of hypertension or type 2 diabetes recorded in the preceding 12 months (excluding those with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, familial hypercholesterolaemia or type 1 diabetes), who have a recorded cardiovascular risk assessment score of more than 20% in the preceding 12 months, the percentage who are currently treated with statins (unless there is a contraindication). It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM133

  10. Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identification and management (CG71)

    This guideline covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a specific type of high cholesterol that runs in the family, in children, young people and adults. It aims to help identify people at increased risk of coronary heart disease as a result of having FH.

  11. Familial hypercholesterolaemia (QS41)

    This quality standard covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) in children, young people and adults. FH is a type of high cholesterol that runs in families and increases the risk of heart disease. The quality standard describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  12. Cardiovascular disease. Patient decision aid on should I take a statin?

    reduced blood flow or blockages. The most commonly used statin is called atorvastatin. Other statins include rosuvastatin and...

  13. Type 1 diabetes in adults (QS208)

    This quality standard covers care and treatment for adults (aged 18 and over) with type 1 diabetes. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  14. Evolocumab for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia and mixed dyslipidaemia (TA394)

    Evidence-based recommendations on evolocumab (Repatha) for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia or mixed dyslipidaemia in adults.

  15. Research recommendations

    adverse events of statin therapy using atorvastatin 20 mg per day compared with atorvastatin 40 mg per day and...