Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Companion Resources

Companion resources provide additional information that is complimentary to selected CCS guidelines and statements. These resources include useful algorithms, links to supplementary material and offer a practical approach to patient care.

Infographics and Summary Cards

Our guideline-related infographics are a quick and easy way to access material from our recently published statements. Available as printable PDFs.

Framingham Risk Score
MRI Safety in Patients
With CIEDs
Contrast Agent MRI Decision Tool
Portfolio Diet
Cardiorenal Risk Reduction
Peripheral Arterial Disease (SAVELIMB)
Managing Atrial Fibrillation
Simplified Treatment Algorithm for HFrEF
Pulmonary Hypertension
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Cardiac Amyloidosis
Management of Dyslipidemia in Adults

Executive Summaries

Access guideline-related executive summaries using the links below. Available as printable PDFs.

CCS/CTS Position Statement on Pulmonary Hypertension

Practice and Patient Resources

Cardiac Services BC

Cardiac Services BC has created excellent practice resources for health care professionals to treat their heart failure patients, as well as patient resources for patients and their families.

Heart Failure Matters

Provides practical information for patients, families and caregivers.

Living with Advanced Heart Failure: Coping with Symptoms and Uncertainty

Working in collaboration, The Heart Hub, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, and Sinai Health have created a brand-new resource for patients and caregivers living with advanced heart failure.

This new guide, titled Living with Advanced Heart Failure: Coping with Symptoms and Uncertainty, provides patients and caregivers with tips on symptom management, self-care, and planning for the future. Explore the guide today and consider sharing it with your patients.

Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research

Information for patients and researchers on the diagnosis, treatment and tools to help prevent, manage and survive heart failure. Available at:

Heart Failure Medications: A Patient & Caregiver Guide – Understanding Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy for Heart Failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF)

My Health Checkup

Do you know your Cardiovascular Age? Take this short test supported by the Canadian Medical Association to get your results.

AF Modules


What is Atrial Fibrillation? (video from ULaval)


CJC Resource Centres

CJC Resource Centres provide additional information that is complimentary to selected CCS guidelines and position statements.  They contain a variety of resources including author videos, related articles and patient information. 

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