Myocardial infarction: cardiac rehabilitation and prevention of further cardiovascular disease - NICE guideline

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This guideline covers cardiac rehabilitation and preventing further cardiovascular disease in people aged 18 and over who have had a myocardial infarction.

It aims to promote the health of people who have had an MI by encouraging them to attend a cardiac rehabilitation programme and advising them on a healthy lifestyle. It also includes advice on drug therapy.


This guideline includes recommendations on:

Who is it for?

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Commissioners
  • Adults who have had a myocardial infarction, and their families and carers