Published in Hospital Business Week, January 15th, 2006
According to a recent article from Spain, "Accurate assessment of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in patients with hypertension is important when planning appropriate treatment of modifiable risk factors. The causes of CVD are multifactorial, and hypertension seldom exists as an isolated risk factor."
L.M. Ruilope and J. Segura at Hospital 12 de Octubre in Madrid explained, "Classic models of risk assessment are more accurate than a simple counting of risk factors, but they are...
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