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Rationale for preventive cardiology programmes

C.S. Jennings, A.C. Mead, J.L. Jones, A.M. Holden, S.B. Connolly, K. Kotseva and D.A. Wood

in Preventive Cardiology

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Published in print February 2009 | ISBN: 9780199236305
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753220 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199236305.003.0001

Series: Oxford Care Manuals

Rationale for preventive               cardiology programmes

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What is preventive cardiology? - What is a high-risk patient? - What is cardiovascular risk? - How to assess risk - JES4: SCORE risk estimation system - JBS2: CVD risk prediction chart - Why families too?

Chapter.  3250 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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