QRISK specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_21697
Alternative names QRISK2, QRISK3
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 5862405
PMID: 29561843
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190688

[…] we limited the analyses to ages 40 to 75 years because the acc-aha guidelines only apply to this age range. to estimate 10-year cvd risk, we used the pooled cohort equations in nhanes, and the qrisk2 equation[,] in hse as suggested by the respective countries’ guidelines., of the 9,610 adults aged 40–75 years who were part of the medical examination sample in nhanes, we excluded 1,092 […]

PMCID: 5852714
PMID: 29382082
DOI: 10.3390/nu10020138

[…] (a) diagnosed t2d, (b) having ≥3 cvd risk factors (e.g., being overweight or having family history of cvd) or (c) having 10-year cvd risk ≥20%. the latter inclusion criterion was assessed using the qrisk2-2011 score [] and was incorporated in the original predimed inclusion criteria because it is commonly assessed in patients of the aforementioned ages who attend nhs health checks in the uk. […]

PMCID: 5778427
PMID: 29379528
DOI: 10.5114/aoms.2018.72238

[…] to choose from:, joint british societies’ consensus recommendations (jbs3 [http://www.jbs3risk.com]) which offers a framingham-based method of risk assessment., a calculated lifetime risk based on qrisk lifetime (http://www.qrisk.org/lifetime/), (qrisk2 (an algorithm based on an amalgamated uk general practice database) [http://www.qrisk.org/]) []., assign (an algorithm based on an amalgam […]

PMCID: 5713006
PMID: 29226213
DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2017.11.037

[…] cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, haematological and systemic inflammatory disease as assessed through clinical history and examination. all subjects had normal blood count and serum electrolytes. the qrisk2 score for each subject was calculated; this online calculator (www.qrisk.org) is widely used within the uk's national health service to predict an individual's risk of developing […]

PMCID: 5658936
PMID: 29078787
DOI: 10.1186/s12967-017-1321-6

[…] in the normal range, despite higher cv disease risk in ra patients [–]. this is often dubbed the “lipid paradox” of ra [–]. moreover, addition of hscrp to both the framingham risk score (frs) and qrisk2 equations was not associated with a significant improvement in reclassification []. due to its association with cv disease in autoimmune disease patients, glyca may represent a more effective […]

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QRISK institution(s)
Division of Primary Care, University Park, Nottingham, UK; Bristol Primary Clinical Commissioning Group and The National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West (NIHR CLAHRC West) at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK

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