TITLE

C-reactive protein for the prediction of cardiovascular risk: Ready for prime-time?

AUTHOR(S)
Hackam, Daniel G.; Shumak, Steven L.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/11/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 10, p1563
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the use of c-reactive proteins (CRP) for predicting the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in patients. Discussion on media awareness on CRP; Evidence of the validity of CRP screening test on predicting cardiovascular risks; Cost-effectiveness of CRP screening compared with the use of global risk score, such as Framingham equation.
ACCESSION #
12969477

 

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