TITLE

Assessing the impact of the joint British Guidelines

AUTHOR(S)
Nuttall, Michaela
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Primary Health Care;Mar2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20194891

 

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