Preventive cardiology : a practical approach / editor-in-chief, Nathan D. Wong ; associate editors, Henry R. Black, Julius M. Gardin.

2nd ed.
New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, c2005.
xxi, 616 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.


Related name
Masters in cardiology. [More in this series]
Summary note
"This practical reference blends a readable summary of the vast literature on cardiovascular disease epidemiology with clear, evidence-based, patient-oriented strategies for screening, identifying, and controlling cardiovascular risks."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Global cardiovascular risk evaluation / William B. Kannel -- 2. Global trends in cardiovascular disease / Gregory L. Burke and Ronny A. Bell -- 3. Noninvasive ultrasonographic assessment of cardiovascular disease / Julius M. Gardin, Cheryl K. Nordstrom and Nathan D. Wong -- 4. Surrogate measures of atherosclerosis / Nathan D. Wong and Michael H. Criqui -- 5. Tobacco use, passive smoking, and smoking cessation / Russell V. Luepker and Harry A. Lando -- 6. Family history and genetic factors / Paul N. Hopkins, Steven C. Hunt and Lily L. Wu -- 7. Hypertension / William J. Elliott and Henry R. Black -- 8. Dyslipidemia / Nathan D. Wong, Shaista Malik and Moti L. Kashyap -- 9. Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome / Jennifer Kaseta and James R. Sowers -- 10. Obesity and weight control / Karen C. McCowen and George L. Blackburn -- 11. Nutrition / Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Kirsten F. Hilpert and Ronald M. Krauss -- 12. Physical activity / Nathan D. Wong, Stanley L. Bassin and William Haskell -- 13. Thrombosis, inflammation, and infection / Nathan D. Wong and Paul M. Ridker -- 14. Psychosocial factors / Gary G. Bennett and Lisa F. Berkman -- 15. Children and adolescents / Dennis M. Davidson -- 16. Women / Karol E. Watson -- 17. Seniors / Wilbert S. Aronow -- 18. African-Americans / Keith C. Norris and Charles K. Francis -- 19. Hispanic Americans / Stanley L. Bassin and Omar F. Duenes -- 20. East Asians, South Asians, and Asian and Pacific-Islander Americans / Prakash C. Deedwania and Rajeev Gupta -- 21. Native Americans / David R. Baines, Thomas K. Welty and Tony Kendrick -- 22. Primary prevention / Matthew A. Wilson and Thomas A. Pearson -- 23. Secondary prevention / Robert D. Brook and Philip Greenland -- 24. Naturoceuticals and other complementary therapies / Denise D. Hermann -- 25. Establishing a preventive cardiology program / Nathan D. Wong, Mahtab Jafari, Julius M. Gardin and Henry R. Black -- 26. Implementing preventive cardiology guidelines / Gregg C. Fonarow.
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