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Publication Date: 17 Mar 2016
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Page Count: 64
Author: Mark Greener
ISBN-13: 9781847093844, 9781847093851

The Sheldon Short Guide to Heart Attacks

By Mark Greener
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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
About the Author
Mark Greener is an award-winning medical and bioscience writer and journalist. He is clinical editor for Pharmacy Magazine and the author of several health books.

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