The Resource Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control, editors, Shanthi Mendis, Pekka Puska, and Bo Norrving., (electronic resource /)

Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control, editors, Shanthi Mendis, Pekka Puska, and Bo Norrving., (electronic resource /)

Label
Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control
Title
Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control
Statement of responsibility
editors, Shanthi Mendis, Pekka Puska, and Bo Norrving.
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Global Atlas on Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Diseases is the second Atlas on the worldwide epidemic of cardiovascular diseases published by the World Health Organization. Cardiovascular diseases lead the noncommunicable diseases epidemic contributing to nearly one third of global deaths; 17.3 million deaths a year. 2011 atlas has been compiled mainly using publications and databases produced and maintained by the World Health Organization. The Atlas contains chapters on death and disability behavioural and metabolic risk factors and determinants evidence based interventions for
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • statistics
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World Health Organization
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  • Cardiovascular system
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Health Promotion
Label
Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control, editors, Shanthi Mendis, Pekka Puska, and Bo Norrving., (electronic resource /)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed July 12, 2012)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-126) and index
Contents
  • Section A. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) due to atherosclerosis. What are cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)? -- Death and disability due to CVDs (heart attacks and strokes) -- The underlying pathology of heart attacks and strokes -- Evidence for prevention of heart attacks and strokes -- Reducing cardiovascular risk to prevent heart attacks and strokes -- Tobacco : the totally avoidable risk factor of CVDs -- Physical inactivity : a preventable risk factor of CVDs -- Harmful use of alcohol : a preventable risk factor of CVDs -- Unhealthy diet : a preventable risk factor of CVDs -- Obesity : a risk factor of CVDs -- Raised blood pressure (hypertension) : a major risk factor of CVDs -- Raised blood sugar (diabetes) : a major risk factor of CVDs -- Raised blood cholesterol : a major risk factor of CVDs -- Social determinants and CVDs -- Risk factors take root in the womb, childhood and youth -- Heart attacks and strokes in women -- Other determinants of CVDs : ageing, globalization and urbanization -- Inequities and CVDs
  • Section B. Other cardiovascular diseases. Cardiac arrhythmia -- Congenital heart disease -- Rheumatic heart disease : a neglected heart disease of the poor -- Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis) : a neglected disease of the poor
  • Section C. Prevention and control of CVDs : policies, strategies and interventions. Prevention and control of CVDs : how do we know what works? -- Prevention and control of CVDs : the need for integrated and complimentary strategies -- Prevention and control of CVDs : health in all policies -- Prevention and control of CVDs : the need for a national NCD policy framework -- Policies and strategies for tobacco control -- Policies and strategies to facilitate healthy eating -- Policies and strategies to facilitate physical activity -- Policies and strategies to address the harmful use of alcohol -- Individual interventions for prevention and control of CVDs -- Role of primary health care in prevention and control of CVDs -- Best buys for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention and control -- Bridging the implementation gap for prevention and control of CVDs -- Monitoring CVDs -- Social mobilization for prevention and control of CVDs -- Prevention and control of CVDs and socioeconomic development -- Generating resources for CVD prevention and control -- CVD prevention and control : why it should not be ignored any longer? -- CVD prevention and control : vision, roadmap and a landmark event -- World Health Organization, World Heart Federation and World Stroke Organization
  • Annex I. World Health Assembly resolution A64/61 -- Annex II. Moscow declaration -- Annex III. Regional declarations on NCDs -- Annex IV. Contact information -- Annex V. Age-standardized death rates per 100,000 both sexes by cause and member state, 2008 (1)
Extent
1 online resource (164 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789240687905
Other physical details
col. ill., col. charts, col. maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)776108173
  • (OCoLC)776108173
Label
Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control, editors, Shanthi Mendis, Pekka Puska, and Bo Norrving., (electronic resource /)
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed July 12, 2012)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-126) and index
Contents
  • Section A. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) due to atherosclerosis. What are cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)? -- Death and disability due to CVDs (heart attacks and strokes) -- The underlying pathology of heart attacks and strokes -- Evidence for prevention of heart attacks and strokes -- Reducing cardiovascular risk to prevent heart attacks and strokes -- Tobacco : the totally avoidable risk factor of CVDs -- Physical inactivity : a preventable risk factor of CVDs -- Harmful use of alcohol : a preventable risk factor of CVDs -- Unhealthy diet : a preventable risk factor of CVDs -- Obesity : a risk factor of CVDs -- Raised blood pressure (hypertension) : a major risk factor of CVDs -- Raised blood sugar (diabetes) : a major risk factor of CVDs -- Raised blood cholesterol : a major risk factor of CVDs -- Social determinants and CVDs -- Risk factors take root in the womb, childhood and youth -- Heart attacks and strokes in women -- Other determinants of CVDs : ageing, globalization and urbanization -- Inequities and CVDs
  • Section B. Other cardiovascular diseases. Cardiac arrhythmia -- Congenital heart disease -- Rheumatic heart disease : a neglected heart disease of the poor -- Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis) : a neglected disease of the poor
  • Section C. Prevention and control of CVDs : policies, strategies and interventions. Prevention and control of CVDs : how do we know what works? -- Prevention and control of CVDs : the need for integrated and complimentary strategies -- Prevention and control of CVDs : health in all policies -- Prevention and control of CVDs : the need for a national NCD policy framework -- Policies and strategies for tobacco control -- Policies and strategies to facilitate healthy eating -- Policies and strategies to facilitate physical activity -- Policies and strategies to address the harmful use of alcohol -- Individual interventions for prevention and control of CVDs -- Role of primary health care in prevention and control of CVDs -- Best buys for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention and control -- Bridging the implementation gap for prevention and control of CVDs -- Monitoring CVDs -- Social mobilization for prevention and control of CVDs -- Prevention and control of CVDs and socioeconomic development -- Generating resources for CVD prevention and control -- CVD prevention and control : why it should not be ignored any longer? -- CVD prevention and control : vision, roadmap and a landmark event -- World Health Organization, World Heart Federation and World Stroke Organization
  • Annex I. World Health Assembly resolution A64/61 -- Annex II. Moscow declaration -- Annex III. Regional declarations on NCDs -- Annex IV. Contact information -- Annex V. Age-standardized death rates per 100,000 both sexes by cause and member state, 2008 (1)
Extent
1 online resource (164 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789240687905
Other physical details
col. ill., col. charts, col. maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)776108173
  • (OCoLC)776108173

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