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Performance of the QRISK cardiovascular risk prediction algorithm in an independent UK sample of patients from general practice: a validation study
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    QRISK - Limitations in Validation?
    • Marie Therese Cooney, Research Fellow in Cardiolgy
    • Other Contributors:
      • Alexandra Dudina, Prof Ian Graham, Professor of Preventive Cardiology

    Dear Editor,

    We have read with interest the recent article by Hippisley Cox et al on the validation of the new risk estimation function, QRISK. [1] QRISK demonstrated improved discrimination and calibration compared to Framingham in the independent British database, THIN. Previously, we wrote suggesting some methodological limitations in the derivation of the function. [2] Our main concerns were firstly, the use...

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