Disheartening developments on the world stage

Paradis, Gilles; Dagenais, Gilles R.
December 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 12, p1659
Academic Journal
Surveys the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as 1997 concludes. Inequalities in CVD according to socioeconomic status and access to preventive health care; Increases in CVD events and risk factors in eastern and central Europe; Findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study; Effective prevention; Identification of risk factors; Gains in tobacco policy.


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