This is a comprehensive text on the epidemiology and prevention of ischaemic heart disease, written by an outstanding team of international contributors. It covers major areas of new work, and deals with etiology, appropriate methodology, and the application of research data to the development of policy, demonstrating how epidemiologists can use their knowledge to inform and analyze public health policies. The book charts changes that have occurred in coronary heart disease mortality following its emergence in countries undergoing economic development and other changes. The contributors emphasize the important established risk factors for heart disease, and stress the increasing importance of public health as an end-point of epidemiological research. This book will be useful to all who require an up-to-date view of coronary heart disease epidemiology, and its application to clinical medicine and to public health policy.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Product dimensions:||9.40(w) x 6.90(h) x 2.00(d)|
About the Author
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London
Table of Contents
1. Coronary Heart Disease: Rise and Fall of a Modern Epidemic, M. Marmot