cardiovascular disease prediction

The QRISK cardiovascular risk prediction was first published in 2007. The questionnaire predicts the chance of a cardiovascular event during the next 10 years. The questionnaire is available on the web and easily accessible through Google.
The questionnaire includes
Age, sex, systolic blood pressure, smoking status, serum cholesterol, : high density lipoprotein ratio, body mass index, family history of cardiovascular disease and social deprivation, and anti- hypertensive treatment. This questionnaire has been further validated in BMJ of 18th July 2009
Colins and Altman 2009 An independent external validation and evaluation of QRISK cardiovascular risk prediction: a prospective open cohort study. BMJ vol 339 pp 144-147.

Martin Eastwood
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