Self-perceived heart disease risk assessment in patients with hypertension

L Negesa, J Magarey, R Rasmussen , J Hendriks

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Introduction: Heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The risk of heart disease is significantly high among patients with hypertension. However, patients’ poor understanding of their risk even further intensifies the risk of heart disease. Therefore it is crucial to improve patients’ understanding of their lifetime risk and applying a healthy lifestyle, to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)i108
Number of pages1
JournalEuropean Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
Issue numberS1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021
EventEuroHeartCare ACNAP Congress 2021 - Virtual
Duration: 18 Jun 202119 Jun 2021


  • Risk assessment
  • Hypertension
  • Heart disease
  • Risk understanding
  • Risk reduction


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