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

    No. of pages:
    344
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443071171
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702039638

    About the authors

    Grace Lindsay

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

    Allan Gaw

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Director, Northern Ireland Clinical Research Facility, Belfast, UK