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Cardiovascular risk charts for 182 countries: application of laboratory-based and office-based risk scores to global populations

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Background: Treatment of cardiovascular risk factors based on risk is an effective strategy for prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Worldwide implementation of risk-based CVD prevention requires risk prediction tools that are contemporarily recalibrated for the target country, and can be used where laboratory measurements are unavailable. We present two cardiovascular risk scores, with and without laboratory-based measurements; and the corresponding risk charts for 182 countries to p...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/S2213-8587(17)30015-3

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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Publisher:
Elsevier: Lancet Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
3
Pages:
196–213
Publication date:
2017-01-23
Acceptance date:
2016-11-15
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EISSN:
2213-8595
ISSN:
2213-8587
Pubs id:
pubs:660117
URN:
uri:b7049310-9870-404a-b40d-716ddb5ece97
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uuid:b7049310-9870-404a-b40d-716ddb5ece97
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pubs:660117

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