Consider the Pros and Cons of the ACC/AHA CV Risk Estimator

There's increasing debate about how to estimate cardiovascular risk.

We've used the Am Coll of Cardiology/Am Heart Assn CV risk estimator for years...to assess 10-year CV risk in patients withOUT CV disease.

It's mainly been used for statins. Guidelines generally recommend a statin for primary prevention if 10-year CV risk is 7.5% or higher.

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