Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases : a global challenge / Darwin R. Labarthe.

Author
Labarthe, Darwin [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011.
Description
xvii, 709 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
ISBN
  • 9780763746896 (pbk.)
  • 0763746894 (pbk.)
LCCN
2009044199
OCLC
458577984
RCP
C - S

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