The Sheldon Short Guide to Heart Attacks

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Coronary heart disease (CHD) still the leading cause of death in the UK - heart attacks kill about 88,000 people a year - around one person every six minutes Despite these sobering statistics, a heart attack isn't a death sentence, thanks to improved treatments and increased awareness. This short. Reassuring book shows how combining drugs and lifestyle changes can help you survive - and prevent - heart attacks. Topics include:
* The anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
* Risk factors for heart attack
* Causes of heart attacks
* Symptoms in men, women, and the elderly
* Why rapid treatment helps you survive
* Prognosis and the prospects of living a normal life
* How you and the doctor can increase the chances of survival

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John Murray Press
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