In our second session we discuss the philosophy of calculating risk and the many factors that influence the application of these numbers. We each calculate risk using our personal preference for risk estimators and discuss the mystery of why these numbers are not the same. “Treating” asymptomatic patients and instituting preventive interventions taken for a life time does not require great haste.
Canadian Cardiovascular Society Risk Calculator
12 points =10% risk in 10 years (of non-fatal MI or coronary death)
Can J Cardiol 2006;22(11):913-27
Our 45 y/o 10-year risk
|10 year chance of CVD|
|Death of CVD||2.0%|
|Death for CHD||2.0%|