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  1. Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

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    Cardiovascular Risk Assessment, People with moderate-to-high risk are more likely to be compliant with lifestyle changes and preventative medication if given information about their individua...

  2. Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment

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    Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment, UK guidelines recommend that all people aged 40 or more should have a routine cardiovascular risk assessment. A risk...

  3. Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

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    Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases, All people aged over 40 years should have a cardiovascular health risk assessment - usually available at your GP surgery. If you...

  4. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

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    Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, See separate articles Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Cardiac Rehabilitation . The revised Joint British Societies' (JBS 3) guide...

  5. Cholesterol-lowering Sterols and Stanols

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    Daily consumption of 1-2 g of plant sterols or stanols has been shown to cause 10-20% reduction in LDL cholesterol. [ 5 ] Conclusions about sterols, stanols and cholesterol There is circumstant...

  6. Coronary Artery Calcium Score

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    A non-zero score should prompt at the very least an assessment of all risk factors, and consideration of risk modification strategies (lifestyle changes, blood pressure cont...

  7. Cardiovascular History and Examination

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    Cardiovascular History and Examination, Lifestyle Include ensuring appropriate primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (including calculation of cardiovascular ...

  8. Cholesterol

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    The cardiovascular health risk from any given level of LDL cholesterol can vary, depending on the level of your HDL cholesterol and on any other health risk factors that you may have. Therefo...

  9. Absolute Risk and Relative Risk

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    Absolute Risk and Relative Risk, Many reports in the media about the benefits of treatments present risk results as relative risk reductions rather than absolute ...

  10. Xanthelasma

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    Management Patients should have their fasting lipid levels checked and those with hyperlipidaemia should have a formal cardiovascular risk assessment using appropriate charts, with meas...

  11. Peripheral Arterial Disease

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    Two years following a below-knee amputation, 30% are dead, 15% have an above-knee amputation, 15% have a contralateral amputation and only 40% have full mobility. [ 2 ] Prevention See the se...

  12. Carotid Artery Stenosis

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    Prevention For primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, see the separate article  Cardiovascular Risk Assessment .

  13. Suicide Risk Assessment and Threats of Suicide

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    Suicide Risk Assessment and Threats of Suicide, Management [ 1 , 14 ] General Following assessment as above, form a summary and a risk assessment...

  14. Gravidity and Parity Definitions (and their Implications in Risk Assessment)

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    Gravidity and Parity Definitions (and their Implications in Risk Assessment), Progress of labour does not appear to continue to improve with additional child-bearing. [ 5 ] ...

  15. Osteoporosis Risk Assessment and Primary Prevention

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    Osteoporosis Risk Assessment and Primary Prevention, Whom to assess: case finding Guidelines differ in their advice about who should have a fracture risk assessment...

  16. Coronary Revascularisation

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    See separate Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Cardiac Rehabilitation articles. In low-risk patients with stable coronary artery disease, aggressive lipid-lowering therapy is at...

  17. Assessment of the Patient with Established Diabetes

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    Assessment of the Patient with Established Diabetes, Current medication for other conditions, especially those designed to ameliorate cardiovascular risk such as diuretics, ...

  18. Assessment of Drug Dependence

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    Assessment of Drug Dependence, Chronic heavy use (more than three times a day). 3-4 days 5-6 days 20 days Up to 45 days Assessment of r...

  19. HRT - Follow-up Assessments

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    HRT - Follow-up Assessments, After an initial three-month review, the current recommendations are for women to be reviewed on an annual basis thereafter, unless there are clinical indications...

  20. Stroke Prevention

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    See also separate Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiovascular Risk Assessment articles. For tertiary prevention, see also separate Cerebrovascular Event Rehabilitati...