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Different tools for estimating cardiovascular risk in Brazilian postmenopausal women
Objective: To compare estimation of cardiovascular risk using the Framinghan Risk Score (FRS) and the presence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women to prevent primary cardiovascular disease (CVD). ...
Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study 2013
BACKGROUND: The Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factor study 2013 (GBD 2013) is the first of a series of annual updates of the GBD. Risk factor quantification, particularly of modifiable risk factors, can ...
Distribution of Short-Term and Lifetime Predicted Risks of Cardiovascular Diseases in Peruvian Adults
(Wiley Open Access, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Short-term risk assessment tools for prediction of cardiovascular disease events are widely recommended in clinical practice and are used largely for single time-point estimations; however, persons with low ...
Organizational Risk Management: A Case Study in Companies that have won the Brazilian Quatity Award Prize
(Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2011)
Risk factors for perinatal death in two different levels of care: a case-control study
(Biomed Central Ltd., 2014-01-30)
Background: According to the World Health Organization, there are over 6.3 million perinatal deaths (PND) a year worldwide. Identifying the factors associated with PND is very helpful in building strategies to improve the ...
Assessment Of Price Risks In The Sugar-alcohol SectorAvaliação Dos Riscos De Preços No Setor Sucroenergético
(University Center of Maringa, 2016)
Risk/investment-driven transmission expansion planning with multiple scenarios
This study presents a new methodology based on risk/investment to solve transmission network expansion planning (TNEP) problem with multiple future scenarios. Three mathematical models related to TNEP problems considering ...
Spatial quantification of the world population potentially exposed to Zika virus
(Oxford Universitu Press, 2017)
Background: Zika virus is an emerging Flaviviridae virus, which has spread rapidly in the last few years. It has raised concern because it has been associated with fetus microcephaly when pregnant women are infected. The ...