Authors

Mark Nelson

Email: mark.nelson@utas.edu.au

MBBS (Hons), MFM, FRACGP, FAFPHM, PhD, Chair, Discipline of General Practice, College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania, Tas


Absolute cardiovascular disease risk and the use of the Australian cardiovascular disease risk calculator

An absolute risk–based approach is superior to the traditional individual risk factor approach when calculating cardiovascular disease risk.