NICE information on Coronary Heart Disease Risk
NICE: Lowering cholesterol to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke
This document gives information about the risk assessment process and on ways that you can lower your cholesterol to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. It includes information on statins - tablets that reduce cholesterol levels.
- NICE: Patient decision aid: Taking a statin to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.
This document is a "patient decision aid" which is intended to help you make up your mind whether or not to take a statin to reduce your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. You can use your own QRISK2 score (above) to looks at graphics which demonstrate your risk of cardiovascular disease, and the difference that taking a statin may make to you.