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Patient reactions to a web-based cardiovascular risk calculator in type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study in primary care.

Nolan, T; Dack, C; Pal, K; Ross, J; Stevenson, FA; Peacock, R; Pearson, M; ... Murray, E; + view all (2015) Patient reactions to a web-based cardiovascular risk calculator in type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study in primary care. Br J Gen Pract , 65 (632) e152 - e160. 10.3399/bjgp15X683953. Green open access

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Abstract

Use of risk calculators for specific diseases is increasing, with an underlying assumption that they promote risk reduction as users become better informed and motivated to take preventive action. Empirical data to support this are, however, sparse and contradictory.

Type: Article
Title: Patient reactions to a web-based cardiovascular risk calculator in type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study in primary care.
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.3399/bjgp15X683953
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.3399/bjgp15X683953
Language: English
Additional information: © British Journal of General Practice 2015 This is an OpenAccess article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/), which permits unrestricted reuse, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: diabetes mellitus, type 2, patients, primary care, qualitative research, risk assessment
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Primary Care and Population Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1465347
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