Practitioner 2008;252(1707):19-26

Systematic risk assessment key to CVD prevention

18 Jun 2008Pais-up subscribers

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be the leading cause of mortality, accounting for one in three deaths in England and Wales. In 2005, there were 124,000 deaths attributed to CVD. Around 39,000 of these fatalities were in patients under 75.  multifactorial approach to risk management is of paramount importance to prevention.

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