TITLE

The QRISK was less likely to overestimate cardiovascular risk than the Framingham or ASSIGN equations

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a clinical study that investigates the reliability of cardiovascular disease risk score (QRISK) in predicting risk for cardiovascular disease in primary care patients in Great Britain. QRISK has been compared with other disease risk score system including Framingham and ASSIGN risk models. It is that the QRISK and Framingham and ASSIGN risk models similarly predicted 10-year risk for cardiovascular disease in patients in primary care.
ACCESSION #
28694463

 

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