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After considering the epidemiology and pathophysiology of coronary artery disease, proceeds with thorough analyses of risk indicators, such as smoking, family history, obesity, and ways to modify risk factors in childhood and adult life. Then three chapters take up the prevention of consequences after risk detection and after their initial occurrence; the two closing chapters cover sudden cardiac death and stroke. References; index.
Preventive Cardiology. Ann Intern Med. ;115:74. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-1-74_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(1):74.
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