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Evaluation of a cardiovascular disease opportunistic risk assessment pilot ('Heart MOT' service) in community pharmacies.

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BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular risk-based screening is proposed as a key intervention to reduce premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the UK and internationally. This study evaluated a targeted cardiovascular (CVD) assessment pilot in 23 community pharmacies in Birmingham, UK. METHODS: The CVD risk assessment service used near-patient testing and the Framingham risk equations administered by pharmacists to screen clients aged 40-70 without known CVD. Outcomes assessed included volume of activ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1093/pubmed/fdp092
Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England) More from this journal
Volume:
32
Issue:
1
Pages:
110-116
Publication date:
2010-03-01
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:205825
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uuid:d0e73c6a-ba26-426f-b023-0ad46ce85da1
Local pid:
pubs:205825
Source identifiers:
205825
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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