Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Author:
Labarthe, Darwin [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xvii, 709 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780763746896 (pbk.)
  • 0763746894 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2009044199
OCLC:
458577984
RCP:
C - S