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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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Unlike previously discussed risk scores, the HEART score was not derived by logistical regression or recursive partitioning multivariate analysis, instead, relying on literature and clinical experience.
Bosner et al (12) developed the Marburg Heart Score (MHS) to help primary care physicians evaluate the risk of CAD in patients with chest pain (table 3).
The investigators followed 2,684 of the female subjects whose Framingham heart scores classified them as low risk, meaning that their estimated risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) or cardiovascular disease (CVD) events was less than 10% over the next 10 years.
We aimed to 1) determine the prevalence of CVD risk factors in a sample of Canadian children, and 2) create a Healthy Heart Score that could be used in a school setting, to identify children with a greater number and severity of CVD risk factors.
The HEART score is analogous to the Apgar score for newborns.