Posts Tagged ‘population risk’

May 21st, 2014

The Risk-Prediction Conundrum: Individual Risk vs. Population Risk

John W. McEvoy discusses his recent review article about how to interpret cardiac risk for an individual patient when risk estimates are more accurate for populations of patients.

July 26th, 2012

ESC Position Paper: Population-Based Strategies to Reduce CV Deaths

About half of all cardiovascular deaths could be prevented by implementing population-level changes, according to a position paper from the European Society of Cardiology published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Torben Jørgensen and colleagues maintain that population-level interventions are much more effective than current strategies that seek to reduce individual risk. Population-based strategies include taxation, legislation, and […]

June 25th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: June 25th

This week’s topics includes articles on industry regulation, the chronically comorbid, population risk for CV disease, and recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) for ischemic stroke.