TITLE

Testing for "Silent" Coronary Heart Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Jin, Jill
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;8/27/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 8, p858
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses testing for coronary heart disease which refers to a heart disease due to the buildup of plaque in the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart. Topics discussed include the common symptoms of coronary heart disease, test on people with a high risk of having heart disease, examples of some risk assessment tools and types of tests including blood tests, electrocardiogram and imaging tests.
ACCESSION #
97719738

 

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