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Predicting cardiovascular disease.

Abstract:
An over-abundance of risk models offering few real benefits to patients

Emerging as a leading cause of death in the early 20th century and peaking in incidence in the 1960s, cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains a major global threat despite a progressively reducing incidence and case fatality for myocardial infarction and stroke. Since then, development of preventive interventions (pharmaceutical and lifestyle) led to a plethora of prediction models designed to identify those at ri...

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Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)

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10.1136/bmj.i2621

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
353
Pages:
Article: i2621
Publication date:
2016-05-16
Acceptance date:
2016-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Pubs id:
pubs:624498
URN:
uri:342fa2ed-0d93-4544-ac1a-9f5d77080bb8
UUID:
uuid:342fa2ed-0d93-4544-ac1a-9f5d77080bb8
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pubs:624498
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English
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