Coronary Heart Disease Prevention

A Handbook for the Health Care Team

By

  • Grace Lindsay, BSc(Hons), RGN, SCM, RN, MN, Lecturer in Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
  • Allan Gaw, MD PhD FRCPath FFPM PGCertMedEd, Professor and Director, Northern Ireland Clinical Research Facility, Belfast, UK

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".
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Book information

  • Published: November 2003
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07117-1


Table of Contents

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.