Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Guidelines & KT Tools

Read, search, and use CCS Guidelines in practice, for teaching, and self-guided learning. Click on a topic below or to the right to view the table of contents, then nagivate by chaper and section. Related KT tools are found at the bottom of each page.

All CCS Guidelines are formally published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. Visit our Guidelines and Position Statement Library for a complete listing of all CCS Guidelines.

Featured Guidelines

Cardiorenal Risk Reduction (2022)

2022 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guideline for Use of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and SGLT2 Inhibitors for Cardiorenal Risk Reduction in Adults

Peripheral Arterial Disease (2022)

Canadian Cardiovascular Society 2022 Guidelines for Peripheral Arterial Disease

Heart Failure (2021 Update)

CCS/CHFS Heart Failure Guidelines Update: Defining a New Pharmacologic Standard of Care for Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction

Dyslipidemia (2021)

2021 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidemia for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults

Heart Failure (2020 Update)

Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Failure Society Joint Position Statement on the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Cardiac Amyloidosis

Atrial Fibrillation (2020)

The 2020 Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Comprehensive Guidelines for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Heart Failure (2017)

2017 Comprehensive Update of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Heart Failure

Drive & Fly (2003, 2012)

Fitness to Drive and Fly Guidelines 2003: Assessment of the cardiac patient for fitness to drive and fly (Executive Summary) Consensus Conference + 2012 Update

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