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VA Cardiovascular Tool


It is critically important to develop effective technological tools for Veterans to improve their understanding of and capacity to be actively involved in shared decision making about key health issues. It is also critical to make sure both the patients� and the clinicians� decisions are informed decisions.


To develop a user interface for physicians to input data about a patient and see the patient's risk reduction for a variety of treatment options that reduce their risk for cardiac events (heart attack and stroke).


This project does not include patient recruitment at this time. Future proposals will include patient recruitment.