TITLE

THE INFLUENCE OF CIGARETTE SMOKING IN THE CAUSATION OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS

AUTHOR(S)
Mulchahy, Riste�rd
PUB. DATE
April 1966
SOURCE
Angiology;Apr1966, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines evidence favoring a positive association between cigarette smoking and arterial disease in a retrospective study of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). Comparison of the number of cigarette smokers, exsmokers and non-smokers; Average cigarette index of the group; Description of the cigarette index which is a quantitative estimation of the patients' cigarette smoking experience.
ACCESSION #
16369499

 

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