... TWO MATRIX RESEARCH MATRIX Source Summary of findings Ethics Sample type/size Design Data Collection Tests/ Analysis Discussion
Backlund, L., Bring, J., and Strender, L., (2006). How accurately do general practitioners and students estimate coronary risk in hypercholesterolaemic patients Primary Health Care Research and Development (2004), 5:2:145-152
Both GPs and students underestimated coronary risk, especially for high-risk patients. GPs tended to be more accurate than students in ranking the cases. Cases with previous coronary heart disease were not recommended treatment to the extent that the guidelines recommend. Both GPs and students were quite accurate in estimating absolute risk increa...