Estimation of absolute cardiovascular risk is important for choice of primary as well as secondary cardiovascular prevention. In general, physicians are advised to use SCORE in apparently healthy subjects with optimal or normal blood pressure, the ESH risk stratification chart in patients with hypertension and either one or even better a combination of the two instruments in apparently healthy subjects with a high normal blood pressure.
|Bidragets oversatte titel||Cardiovascular risk profile and anti-hypertensive treatment|
|Tidsskrift||Ugeskrift for laeger|
|Status||Udgivet - 1 jun. 2009|