Coronary Heart Disease Prevention

2nd Edition

A Handbook for the Health Care Team

Authors:

  • Grace Lindsay
  • Allan Gaw
  • 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

    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.

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702039638
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702063954