Cardiovascular Risk Calculators: Understanding Differences and Realising Economic Implications

@article{Quaglini2003CardiovascularRC,
  title={Cardiovascular Risk Calculators: Understanding Differences and Realising Economic Implications},
  author={Silvana Quaglini and Mario Stefanelli and Lorenzo Boiocchi and Fabio Campari and Anna Cavallini and Giuseppe Micieli},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2003},
  volume={74 2-4},
  pages={191-9}
}
In recent years, the concept of "global cardiovascular risk assessment" has grown in interest for its role in primary prevention of cerebro-cardiovascular diseases. Interventions for reducing the risk of relapse for persons with past history of these diseases are well agreed-on. On the contrary, the risk status of persons without such a history varies greatly, and this variability implies a range in the intensity of interventions. In several countries, guidelines for general practitioners have… CONTINUE READING