Effects of a global risk educational tool on primary coronary prevention: the Atherosclerosis Assessment Via Total Risk (AVIATOR) study.

@article{Jacobson2006EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a global risk educational tool on primary coronary prevention: the Atherosclerosis Assessment Via Total Risk (AVIATOR) study.},
  author={Terry A Jacobson and Stephen W. Gutkin and Charles Ryan Harper},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={
          1065-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The use of Framingham equations to determine 10-year absolute coronary risk ('global risk') represents an accepted strategy to target coronary prevention measures and enhance clinical outcomes. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of providing global risk scores to physicians on the prescription of lipid-lowering therapy for patients at increased coronary risk. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This prospective, randomized controlled trial enrolled 368 primary-care patients… CONTINUE READING

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