Summary: Patients receiving routine medical care (ie, no specific invitations for cardiovascular risk screening) appear to have the same 5-year likelihood of ischemic heart disease, stroke, and mortality as to those invited for screening, cardiovascular risk assessment, and lifestyle counseling. (In other words, cardiovascular risk screening and lifestyle counseling may not be effective for primary prevention of ischemic heart disease, stroke, and mortality over the next 5 years)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/24912589/

Strength of Recommendation = A

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