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Recipe Name:

QIM 8 – Cardiovascular Risk


Assessment of absolute CVD risk based on multiple risk factors is more accurate than that based on individual risk factors due to the cumulative nature of risk effects. Basing patient

management decisions on this approach should improve CVD outcomes.


  • Proportion of regular indigenous clients aged 35 -74 and regular non-indigenous clients aged 45 to 74 years with no recorded CVD, who have had all of the following information recorded:
  • Tobacco smoking
  • Diabetes
    • Diabetes status: Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
    • Diabetes risk: Fasting Glucose Test result, or a screening for glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c test result)
  • Systolic blood pressure
  • Total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol levels
  • Age
  • Sex

Anyone with an existing cardiovascular conditions is excluded from this report.

CAT Starting Point:

  1. CAT Open - CAT4 view (all reports) loaded
  2. Population Extract Loaded and Extract Pane “Hidden”
    1. Filter Pane open and under the ‘General’ tab ‘Active Patients’ (3x <2 years) selected

The CV even risk report in CAT4 shows the risk level of patients based on the National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) guidelines:


  • Active selected on the General Filter tab


  • Click "Recalculate"
  • Click ‘Hide Filters’


Report Steps

  • Select the "CV Event Risk" tab


3.   Choose a file name and a location to save to (eg. Create a folder C:/ClinicalAudit/CAT Patient FollowUp)

4.  Click “Save” 

The steps above will produce a list of patients with contact details in MS Excel which can then be used to: