Browsing by author "Irwig, L"
Ambulatory blood pressure adds little to Framingham Risk Score for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in older men: secondary analysis of observational study data Bell, KJL; Beller, E; Sundström, J; McGeechan, K; Hayen, A; Irwig, L; Neal, B; Glasziou, PPublished 2014-09-08Objective: To determine the incremental value of ambulatory blood pressure (BP) in predicting cardiovascular risk when the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) is known. Methods: We included 780 men without cardiovascular disease ...Open AccessArticle
Entwistle, V; Carter, SM; Trevena, L; Flitcroft, K; Irwig, L; McCaffery, K; Salkeld, GPublished 2008-01-01Informed choice is important for screening, but not everyone wants or is able to analyse research data. Vikki Entwistle and colleagues propose a new approach to communication People are offered a wide range of screening ...Open AccessArticle
Jansen, J; Naganathan, V; Carter, SM; McLachlan, A; Nickel, B; Irwig, L; Bonner, C; Doust, J; Heaney, A; Turner, R; McCaffery, KPublished 2016-06-03Too much medicine is an increasingly recognised problem,1 2 and one manifestation is inappropriate polypharmacy in older people. Polypharmacy is usually defined as taking more than five regular prescribed medicines.3 It ...Open AccessArticle