Journal article icon

Journal article

Prioritising CVD prevention therapy - absolute risk versus individual risk factors.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Previous studies suggest that a high proportion of persons at high risk of cardiovascular disease in Australia are not receiving adequate disease prevention with blood pressure and lipid lowering therapy. However, it is not clear how a move to an absolute risk factor approach will affect the proportion of the population that is treated with blood pressure and lipid lowering therapy versus treatment based on individual risk factors. METHODS: We classified participants in the AusDi...

Expand abstract

Actions


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Australian family physician More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
10
Pages:
805-809
Publication date:
2012-10-01
ISSN:
0300-8495
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:359882
UUID:
uuid:c9c1018a-ac99-4748-a72e-a35ebf484d0d
Local pid:
pubs:359882
Source identifiers:
359882
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP