Source: American Journal of Cardiology, 2009, 103 (8) p. 1174-1177
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Date of publication: April, 2009
Publication type: Editorial
In a nutshell: Various risk-scoring models have been developed for screening patients at high risk of coronary artery disease. Despite their accurate identification of patients with increased risk factors, these models are not always adopted within primary care clinics due to a reluctance on the part of medical staff. One model is promoted in this editorial as a particularly effective risk assessment device.
Length of publication: 4 pages
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