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Coronary Heart Disease Prevention - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource, 2nd Edition
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Coronary Heart Disease Prevention - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource, 2nd Edition

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Review quote "An excellent handbook which covers all aspects of coronary heart disease and will serve as a very useful reference for nurses working in primary and secondary health prevention".
  • evidence-based content ensures a firm scientific basis for practice
  • the practical nature of the content can be immediately applied in the working environment e.g. smoking cessation strategies, dietary counseling and risk assessment
  • the multidisciplinary group of contributors ensures that the content reflects the multidisciplinary nature of CHD prevention work
  • case studies and practice exercises enable the application of theory to practice
  • summaries of key points facilitate understanding and retention
  • the implications from clinical governance legislation, the National Service Frameworks and Joint British Recommendations on prevention of CHD in clinical practice
  • recent research outcomes e.g. the HOT trial
  • diabetes and its links with CHD
  • material relating to ethnic minorities
  • more 'global' statistics where possible to make the text more appealing to international markets
  • the inequalities arising from socio-economic exclusion
Preface. Coronary heart disease: epidemiology, pathology and diagnosis. Risk factor assessment. Lipids and lipid-lowering drugs. Hypertension and anti-hypertensive therapy. Lifestyle management: smoking. Lifestyle management: diet. Lifestyle management: exercise. Lifestyle management: facilitating behavioural change. Medical management of coronary heart disease. Cardiac rehabilitation.Women and coronary heart disease. Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.
Grace Lindsay, BSc(Hons), RGN, SCM, RN, MN, Lecturer in Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK and Allan Gaw, MD PhD FRCPath FFPM PGCertMedEd, Professor and Director, Northern Ireland Clinical Research Facility, Belfast, UK
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