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Author Reader, Ralph, 1918-

Title The National Heart Foundation of Australia and heart disease in Australia : an account of the Foundation's first twenty years / by Ralph Reader
Published Woden, A.C.T. : The Foundation, 1996

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Description viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents pt. 1. The Origins, Development and Finances of the Foundation -- 1. Heart disease in Australia -- 2. Birth of the Heart Foundation -- 3. First days in Sydney and Canberra -- 4. National Heart Fund Appeal of 1961 -- 5. The state campaigns -- 5. Dividends of the 1961 appeal -- 6. The state divisions : origins and first years -- 7. National organisation -- 9. The foundations' finances -- pt. 2. Medical Programs and the Golden Age of Cardiology -- 10. Support for Heart Research -- 11. Unnecessary invalidism and cardiac rehabilitation -- 12. Education and the community -- 13. Cardiac surgery in Australia -- 14. High blood pressure -- 15. Coronary Heart Disease: the greatest challenge -- 16. Heart Death Landslide: a triumph but not a victory -- Appendices
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography
Subject National Heart Foundation of Australia -- History.
Heart -- Diseases -- Australia.
Author National Heart Foundation of Australia.
ISBN 1875545182