Independent validation of QRISK (cardiovascular disease risk prediction algorithm) on the THIN database – 24 July 2009

Posted on July 27, 2009. Filed under: Cardiol / Cardiothor Surg | Tags: , |

Independent validation of QRISK on the THIN database

Document type:      Report
Author:      Dr Gary S. Collins and Professor Douglas G. Altman, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford
Published date:      24 July 2009

“QRISK is a new cardiovascular disease risk prediction algorithm published in 2007. This document is looking at an independent validation of the QRISK algorithm on the The Health Iimprovement Network (THIN) database. THIN has created a medical research database of anonymised patient records from information entered by general practices.”

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