What explains declining coronary mortality? Lessons and warnings

Capewell, Simon; O'Flaherty, Martin
September 2008
Heart;Sep2008, Vol. 94 Issue 9, p1105
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the efforts which have declined coronary heart disease mortality rates in Great Britain. He asserts that prioritising strategies is predominant to help achieve continuing success in controlling the disease. He suggests developing explicit methods to help prioritise strategies with the aim of changing the disease burden. He adds that working to explain the decline in the disease mortality has taught vital lessons and provided opportunities to control a serious disease.


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