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Coronary Heart Disease EpidemiologyFrom aetiology to public health$
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Michael Marmot and Paul Elliott

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198525738

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.001.0001

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Contribution of epidemiology to understanding coronary heart disease

Contribution of epidemiology to understanding coronary heart disease

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(p.8) Chapter 2 Contribution of epidemiology to understanding coronary heart disease
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Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology
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F. H. Epstein

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0002

This chapter discusses the crucial role of epidemiology in understanding coronary heart disease (CHD). Topics covered include historical background of CHD epidemiology, predicting CHD, preventing CHD, contributions from epidemiological methodology, impact on medical practice and public policy, and understanding CHD.

Keywords:   atherosclerosis, CHD, cardiovascular disease, background, public policy

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