This app brings the QRISK2-2013 cardiovascular disease risk calculator to the iPhone. It has been written by ClinRisk Ltd who provide the reference standard implementation of QRISK2 in use across the UK National Health Service.You can use this ...
This app brings the QRISK2-2013 cardiovascular disease risk calculator to the iPhone. It has been written by ClinRisk Ltd who provide the reference standard implementation of QRISK2 in use across the UK National Health Service.
You can use this calculator to work out your risk of having a heart attack or stroke over the next ten years by answering some simple questions. It is suitable for people who do not already have a diagnosis of heart disease or stroke.
Whilst QRISK2 has been developed for use in the UK, it is being used internationally. The UK version uses postcodes to map deprivation data for the algorithm. This international version allows you to interactively change the amount of deprivation with a slider. Simply press on the "Score" tab to reset the deprivation to a neutral value, neither rich nor poor.
The QRISK2 algorithm has been developed by doctors and academics working in the UK National Health Service and is based on routinely collected data from many thousands of GPs across the country who have freely contributed data the QResearch database for medical research. It is updated annually each April, refitted to the latest data to remain as accurate as possible.
The academic paper describing the risk score is in the British Medical Journal, BMJ 2008;336:1475-82, and an independent validation of the score is published later in the same journal, BMJ 2010;340:c2442. Links to both these papers can be found on the qrisk.org website.
QRISK is a registered trademark of the University of Nottingham and EMIS Ltd.
This Product is intended to aid and supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgement of physicians, pharmacists or other healthcare professionals. All information is provided on the basis that the healthcare practitioners responsible for patient care will retain full and sole responsibility for deciding whether any investigations, referrals or treatments are needed for all patients and, in particular whether the use of information provided by the Product is safe, appropriate, or effective for any particular patient or in any particular circumstances.
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QRISK2 2013.01 Medical software developed by ClinRisk Ltd. The license of this medical software is shareware$, the price is 0.99, you can free download and get a free trial before you buy a registration or license. Do not use illegal warez version, crack, serial numbers, registration codes, pirate key for this medical software QRISK2. If you want to get a full and unlimited version of QRISK2, you should buy from original publisher ClinRisk Ltd.