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Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Risk Prediction Chart

Purpose:

To use the Framingham Heart Study Coronary Heart Disease Risk Prediction Chart to evaluate an adult for risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Radiology, Trauma Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, prevention

ICD-10:

I25

Description:

The Framingham Heart Study Coronary Heart Disease Risk Prediction Chart is one mechanism of using the Framingham data to give a risk assessment for the individual patient. It is based on the summation of points assigned by lookup of risk factors from tables, avoiding the more complex calculations used by other approaches.

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