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Improving cardiovascular risk prediction through more accurate and alternative methods of blood pressure measurement

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Cardiovascular risk scores are used to estimate absolute risk of disease and identify patients who will benefit most from treatments to lower risk. As a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease, blood pressure is accounted for in many risk scores, but is inherently variable and may be influenced by both biological and measurement factors. This thesis aims to determine how routinely collected blood pressure measurements should best be used for accurate e...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-01-29

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