oa Modern Medicine - The why, who and how of CHD prevention
|Article Title||The why, who and how of CHD prevention|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 *NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Therapeutics **Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia|
|Publication Date||Nov 2005|
|Pages||10 - 18|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiology, CHD prevention, Coronary heart disease, CPD points, Management, Prevention and Risk factors|
Absolute risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) is determined using all the major CHD risk factors, including age and gender, and is a better indicator than relative risk of those patients in whom intervention is appropriate.
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