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Title Coronary heart disease epidemiology : from aetiology to public health / edited by Michael Marmot and Paul Elliott
Edition 2nd ed
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xx, 932 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford medical publications
Oxford medical publications
Contents Coronary heart disease epidemiology: from aetiology to public health / M. Marmot and P. Elliott -- Contribution of epidemiology to understanding coronary heart disease / F.H. Epstein -- Established major coronary risk factors: historical overview / J. Stamler -- Current status: six established major risk factors -- and low risk / J. Stamler [and others] -- US trends / R.V. Luepker -- Coronary heart disease in central and eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union / M. Bobak and M. Marmot -- Trends in Asia / H. Ueshima -- Developing countries / K.S. Reddy -- Coronary heart disease burden among persons of African origin / R.S. Cooper -- Coronary heart disease mortality attributable to smoking: global and regional estimates for 2000 / M. Ezzati and A.D. Lopez -- Blood pressure and the burden of coronary heart disease / C.M.M. Lawes [and others] -- Lipids and cholesterol / M.R. Law and A. Rodgers -- Trends in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: a comparison between Belgium, the Netherlands, and Denmark, 1950-99 / J.V. Joossens and H. Kesteloot -- Dietary patterns and coronary heart disease risk / T.P. Erlinger and L.J. Appel
Antioxidants and cardiovascular disease / E.R. Miller and L.J. Appel -- Serum homocysteine and coronary heart disease / D.S. Wald [and others] -- Alcohol and coronary heart disease / M. Bobak and M. Marmot -- Fish consumption, n-3 fatty acids, and coronary heart disease / D. Kromhout -- Exercise versus heart attack: history of a hypothesis / J.N. Morris -- Obesity / A.R. Dyer, J. Stamler, and P. Greenland -- Metabolic syndrome, diabetes and coronary heart disease / G. Hu, Q. Qiao, and J. Tuomilehto -- Women and cardiovascular heart disease / L.H. Kuller -- Use of oral contraceptives / N.R. Poulter -- Systematic review of prospective cohort studies of psychosocial factors in the aetiology and prognosis of coronary heart disease / H. Kuper, M. Marmot, H. Hemingway -- Mental illness and coronary heart disease / S. Stansfeld and F. Rasul
Psychophysiology / A. Steptoe -- Chronic infection and circulating markers of inflammation / P. Whincup and J. Danesh -- Coagulation, thrombosis, and coronary heart disease / T.W. Meade and P.K. MacCallum -- Air pollution / C.A. Pope III -- Seasonal variations in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality and the role of temperature / M.B. Toledano, G. Shaddick, and P. Elliott -- Gene-environment interaction in coronary artery disease: apolipoprotein E and smoking and the interleukin-6 gene and inflammation as examples / S.E. Humphries -- The developmental origins of coronary heart disease / D.J.P. Barker -- Life course influences on coronary heart disease / G. Davey Smith and J. Lynch -- Emergence of risk factors in children / D.R. Labarthe -- Risk factors in the elderly / J.G. van der Bom and D.E. Grobbee -- Strategies of prevention: the individual and the population / G. Rose -- Contributions to change: major risk factors and the potential for prevention / R. Beaglehole and A. Dobson -- Prevention of coronary heart disease: findings from the nurses' health study and health professionals' follow-up study / F.B. Hu and W.C. Willett
Risk scores for management and prevention of cardiovascular disease / D.A. Wood and K. Kotseva -- Non-invasive measures of preclinical coronary heart disease / P. Greenland -- Screening for future coronary heart disease / N.J. Wald and M.R. Law -- Screening for type 2 diabetes / D.G. Johnston [and others] -- Primary prevention of high blood pressure / P. Elliott and J. Stamler -- The secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease / S.S. Anand, E. Lonn, and S. Yusuf -- Smoke-free policies are an effective way to reduce heart disease rapidly / C.M. Fichtenberg and S.A. Glantz -- Nutrition policy: national strategies for dietary change / W.P.T. James and N.J. Rigby -- Lessening inequalities and effect on coronary heart disease / M. Whitehead and M. Marmot -- Behaviour change / L.J. Cooke, M.J. Jarvis and J. Wardle -- Contributions to change: treatment / H. Tunstall-Pedoe -- Intervention in high risk groups: hypertension / P.S. Sever and N.R. Poulter -- Community change and the role of public health / P. Puska
Summary This second edition provides authoritative and readable insight into the wide field of coronary heart disease epidemiology. It reviews major risk factors from various perpectives and is an important textbook on the epidemiology and prevention of heart attacks
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Coronary heart disease -- Epidemiology
Coronary heart disease.
National health services.
Heart -- Diseases.
Blood-vessels -- Diseases.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases.
Public health.
Medical care.
Coronary Disease -- epidemiology
Coronary Disease
Health Services
Myocardial Ischemia
Epidemiologic Factors
Heart Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Cardiovascular Diseases
Statistics as Topic
Quality of Health Care
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
Epidemiologic Methods
Environment and Public Health
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms
Investigative Techniques
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Community Health Services
Risk Factors
Coronary Artery Disease
State Medicine
Patient Care
public health.
Public health
National health services
Medical care
Heart -- Diseases
Coronary heart disease
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases
Blood-vessels -- Diseases
Coronary heart disease -- Epidemiology
Form Electronic book
Author Marmot, Michael, 1945-
Elliott, P. (Paul)
ISBN 9780191724114