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Cardiovascular risk scoring for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in low-resource settings

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The aim of this thesis was to examine the use of total cardiovascular risk scoring for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in low-resource settings. While risk scoring is popular in high-income countries, the overarching hypothesis was that it was sub-optimal for the prevention of CVD in low-resource settings. To achieve its aim, this thesis first synthesised evidence through a systematic review of systematic reviews on the impact of total CVD risk scoring on important patient o...

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Médecins Sans Frontières More from this funder
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Collins, D
Sir Peter Elworthy Research Grant More from this funder
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2018-06-21

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