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Personalised cardiovascular disease risk information as a motivator of behaviour change in individuals at high cardiovascular disease risk

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Introduction: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment is becoming increasingly common in routine clinical practice. Consequently many individuals are likely to be identified as being at increased CVD risk and risk reducing strategies implemented with a view to preventing future CVD. There are many steps along the pathway from CVD risk assessment to the prevention of CVD events. First, CVD risk needs to be accurately estimated using an appropriate CVD risk calculator. Secondly CVD ris...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Diabetes Trials Unit
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:3cab4a20-355c-43af-9377-c655e42a4acf
Local pid:
ora:4432

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