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The impact of treatment and time on cardiovascular risk scores

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Cardiovascular risk scores predict an individual’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Many were developed and validated in study cohorts on risk-factor lowering treatment – a cause of inaccuracy. In addition, risk scores are criticised as being biased towards the elderly due to the prominence of age as a risk predictor. Although present guidelines advocate the use of short-term (5-10 year) absolute risk scores, other approaches to redress this perceived imbalance such as lifetime r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:c7840ca1-f99a-472a-8a8b-aa7493504a3d
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ora:6757

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