Assessing the impact of the joint British Guidelines

Nuttall, Michaela
March 2006
Primary Health Care;Mar2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p18
Academic Journal
The article discusses the Joint British Guidelines 2 (JBS2) on cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The JBS2 predicts an increase in the number of people eligible for CVD prevention. The rationale for estimating total CVD risk includes the disease's multifactorial origin. Risk factors include age,. gender, smoking habit, systolic blood pressure and total/HDL cholesterol ratio.


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