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Coronary Heart Disease Prevention E-Book

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ISBN: 978-0-7020-3963-8

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Coronary Heart Disease Prevention E-Book , 2nd Edition

A Handbook for the Health Care Team

By Grace Lindsay, BSc(Hons), RGN, SCM, RN, MN and Allan Gaw, MD PhD FRCPath FFPM PGCertMedEd

Copyright 2004
$64.99, Online Product, Reference




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".

Key Features

  • 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

New to this Edition

  • 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

Author Information

By 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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