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An independent and external validation of QRISK2 cardiovascular disease risk score: a prospective open cohort study

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Objective: To evaluate the performance of the QRISK2 score for predicting 10-year cardiovascular disease in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice records and to compare it with the NICE version of the Framingham equation and QRISK1. Design: Prospective cohort study to validate a cardiovascular risk score. Setting: 365 practices from United Kingdom contributing to The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database. Participants: 1.58 million patients registered with a general ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bmj.c2442

Authors


Collins, GS More by this author
Altman, DG More by this author
Journal:
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL
Volume:
340
Issue:
7758
Pages:
1231-1231
Publication date:
2010-05-13
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-535X
URN:
uuid:feb24d86-03ee-4e6c-ba4c-a14c3023e3f5
Source identifiers:
178976
Local pid:
pubs:178976
Language:
English

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