Source: British Medical Journal
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Year of Publication: 2009
Publication Type: Review
In a nutshell: This review is written by Ian A. Scott, Associate Professor of Medicine in Brisbane. It evaluates risk prediction tools based on Framingham and other models, resting and exercise electrocardiography and coronary artery imaging. It determines whether additional testing in asymptomatic adults improves the accuracy of predicting cardiovascular risk and examines the effects that large scale testing might have on patients’ care and clinical outcomes.
Length of Publication: 5 pages
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Acknowledgements: British Medical Journal