Does Your Heart Forecast help practitioner understanding and confidence with cardiovascular disease risk communication?
posted by Research Admin on 23 February 2011
Year of Publication
Journal of Primary Health Care, 3(1), 4-9
Journal article (peer reviewed)
Explaining what cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk means and engaging in shared decision-making regarding risk factor modification is challenging. An electronic CVD risk visualisation tool containing multiple risk communication strategies (Your Heart Forecast) was designed in 2009. The aim of this study was to assess whether this tool facilitated explaining CVD risk to primary care patients.
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How to Access
Available in full text at: http://www.rnzcgp.org.nz/march-2011/