Tools for risk analysis updating the 2016 who guidelines Toledo area adult chat


04-Jul-2020 06:19

The ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus was adapted in collaboration with the clinician work group who developed the original ASCVD Risk Estimator, as well as input from authors of all the relevant source documents.

Testing of the app included review and feedback from a variety of clinicians, including cardiologists, pharmacists, and primary care physicians.

Feedback is used to ensure the app's accuracy and to identify opportunities for improving the app's user experience and to inform the ACC Mobile App Framework.

The app's intended target audience is clinicians involved in managing a patient's risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), particularly LDL-C and blood pressure levels.

Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults, and the 2016 Million Hearts Longitudinal ASCVD Risk Assessment Tool user guide.

Use the app to: Advice from the app is derived from the 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, the 2018 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol, the 2017 ACC/AHA Guideline on High Blood Pressure in Adults, the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk, and the 2016 Million Hearts Longitudinal ASCVD Risk Assessment Tool user guide.

ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus is a starting point for estimating a patient's 10-year risk of developing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, and facilitating a discussion with your patient about lowering this risk.

The components of the app can be used in the following ways: "Estimate Risk" Screen: Estimate the patient's 10 year risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease The information and recommendations in the app are meant to support clinical decision making, and are not meant to represent the only or best course of care, or replace clinical judgment.

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The updated ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus uses up-to-date ACC clinical policy and user feedback to help a clinician and patient build a customized risk lowering plan by estimating and monitoring change in 10 year ASCVD risk.

The new app also has an updated design consistent with ACC's clinical app portfolio.