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Cardiovascular risk assessment for primary prevention is often inaccurate

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39059.491065.DE (Published 14 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:0-e

Abstract

Research question Are cardiovascular risk scores reliable?

Answer Not particularly. They can underestimate or overestimate true risk depending on the population under study

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