Trends in cardiovascular disease: Are we winning the war?

Capewell, Simon; O'Flaherty, Martin
June 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/23/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 13, p1285
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the significance of several interventions in the prevention of premature cardiovascular disease among cigarette smokers. He relates that cessation of smoking, promotion of population-wide tobacco control, healthier diet, and medications would provide a great impact at the provincial, national, and global levels. He notes that tracking the effectiveness of these interventions would demand high-quality monitoring and support from the healthcare professionals.


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