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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander absolute cardiovascular risk assessment and management: systematic review of evidence to inform national guidelines

Paige, Ellie; O'Donoughue Jenkins, Lily; Agostino, Jason; Pennings, Susan; Wade, Vicki; Lovett, Raymond; Daluwatta, Amanda; McLoughlin, Kirstie; Banks, Emily


Australia’s absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment algorithm1 first examines whether individuals meet criteria for clinically determined high CVD risk and, in those not meeting these criteria, applies the Framingham Risk Equation to estimate an individual’s risk of having a CVD event in the next 5 years. The same risk equation is used for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians, although there is variation in underlying risk across the two...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-08
Type: Journal article
Source: Public Health Research & Practice
DOI: 10.17061/phrp29231910
Access Rights: Open Access


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