Talk:Framingham Risk Score

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CHD[edit]

The initials CHD appear for the first time in the article in the section labeled Usefulness with no prior definition. I am guessing at the meaning (cardiovascular heart disease?) A general rule for this article and all Wikipedia writing should be that almost all acronyms and abreviations should be spelled out, not only initially, but throughout the article. Find and Replace in any word processing program will spell out whatever CHD means in every instance in a matter of seconds. So, a reader skimming the article and reading some paragraph toward the end would not have to back up and search the initial definition of CHD, which in this case would be fruitless anyway. Anewcharliega (talk) 20:18, 5 November 2012 (UTC)

Good point. An explanation of the abbreviation has been added. Norman21 (talk) 09:38, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
Thank you very much, Norman. I think Wikipedia has the potential for being the greatest, most comprehensive compendium of human knowledge, so I am always alert to shortcomings and either fix them or hope someone like you will fix them when I can't. Thanks again Anewcharliega (talk) 08:55, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

Differences between the versions[edit]

The article states that the first version includes "(and also whether the patient is treated or not for his/her hypertension)" as a factor. I can't find this parameter in the original publication (See reference 1 in the article).

Also it might be good to add a refernence to the publication there.

144.200.17.11 (talk) 08:59, 3 October 2013 (UTC)

Erroneous link to a Chinese page[edit]

This page is mistakenly connected to a Chinese page. Google this page to find it empty. I could not unlink the page, could you please help solve that? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Yahia.Mokhtar (talkcontribs) 00:58, 11 July 2015 (UTC)