Assessment of an individual’s cardiac risk factors subsequently quantified in the form of a QRISK2 score (a nationally recognised and utilised risk tool). The specific components of this are;

 

•  A comprehensive health questionnaire.

•  Body Mass Index (BMI).

•  Blood cholesterol.

•  Blood pressure.

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Physical examination comprising auscultation of heart sounds to identify any abnormal heart sounds such as a murmur.

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A 12-lead ECG to detect the presence of any cardiac abnormality that may lead to sudden cardiac death. An ECG will detect cardiomyopathy - which accounts for the majority of SCDs - with 94% accuracy, and 80% of other abnormalities.

The screening process – whilst streamlined as best as possible, to ensure minimal disruption to our client’s normal routine - features several components:

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