TITLE

Clinical: Warning over age bias in CVD checks

AUTHOR(S)
Moberly, Tom
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
GP: General Practitioner;7/23/2010, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that using lifetime risk measures and information on the lifestyle of patients, in risk assessments would help in removing an age-based bias in the patients with cardiovascular disease in Great Britain. According to Keith Fox, professor using cardiovascular risk assessments and charts on 10-year risk limits the importance of patient's risk estimates.
ACCESSION #
67291445

 

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