Modelling the efficacy of population-wide preventative measures in preventing CVD (via Twitter Journal Club)

1 Aug

Good article. Pity BMJ/Highwire still broken so cannot read full article online

Anyone who enjoyed the discussion on Rose's Prevention Paradox back in June may find Barton et al's paper in the BMJ this week interesting. The study aimed to model the cost-effectiveness of population-wide risk-reduction strategies in preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD). Currently, CVD costs the NHS around £30bn each year and this study has been devised to inform the Department of Health via NICE. While previous studies have already shown th … Read More

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