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Comparison of estimates and calculations of risk of coronary heart disease by doctors and nurses using different calculation tools in general practice: cross sectional study.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of using different risk calculation tools on how general practitioners and practice nurses evaluate the risk of coronary heart disease with clinical data routinely available in patients' records. DESIGN: Subjective estimates of the risk of coronary heart disease and results of four different methods of calculation of risk were compared with each other and a reference standard that had been calculated with the Framingham equation; calculations were based on a s...

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10.1136/bmj.324.7335.459

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McManus, RJ More by this author
Meulendijks, CF More by this author
Salter, RA More by this author
Pattison, HM More by this author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
324
Issue:
7335
Pages:
459-464
Publication date:
2002-02-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:9b7a5a91-e9e9-4639-9646-ef4a8b64b222
Source identifiers:
122591
Local pid:
pubs:122591

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