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1

What are the non modifiable risk factors?

Age
Gender
Sex
Race
Deprivation (?)
Family history

2

What are the modifieable risk factors?

Smoking
Obesity
Diabetes
Lack of exercise
Alcohol
Dyslipidemia
High BP
Thrombogenic factors
Diet

3

What is a risk management matrix?

the higher your risk of an event the higher the severity of that even

4

What is 'high risk'?

More than 20 percent chance of it occuring in ten years

5

How do you estimate someones CVD risk?

assign score

6

Name the study used to investigate CVD risk?

framingham study