Book , Print in English

Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases : a global challenge

Darwin R. Labarthe.
  • Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2011.
  • 2nd ed.
  • xvii, 709 pages : illustrations maps ; 28 cm.
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Subjects
Medical Subjects
Contents
  • Cardiovascular diseases : a global public health challenge
  • Distributions and disparities
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Related conditions
  • Genes and environment
  • Dietary imbalance
  • Physical inactivity
  • Obesity
  • Adverse blood lipid profile
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome
  • Smoking and other tobacco use
  • Other personal factors
  • Social and physical environment
  • What causes cardiovascular diseases?
  • Strategies of prevention
  • Evidence and decision making
  • Recommendations, guidelines, and policies
  • The case for prevention
  • Taking action
  • Epidemiology and a CVD prevention research agenda.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780763746896 (pbk.)
  • 0763746894 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009044199
  • OCLC: 458577984
  • OCLC: 458577984