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Category list : Cardiovascular diseases

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  • Survey finds gap between social classes in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease

    1 JAN 2000 0:00
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    The overall prevalence in England of ischaemic heart disease or stroke increased between 1994 and 1998, according to a survey published in December, 1999, by the Department of Health. In addition, the survey found a socio-economic gradient in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease.

  • Continuing cardiovascular drugs perioperatively

    8 JAN 2000 0:00

    Surgeons, general practitioners and pharmacists “rarely work together to ensure smooth perioperative management” of medicines, concludes December’s Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (1999;37:12). In a review of the use of cardiovascular drugs during the perioperative period, it says that drugs for hypertension, angina or arrhythmias should be continued to prevent cardiovascular complications but warfarin and aspirin may need to be stopped.

  • Poor patients wait longer for cardiac surgery

    15 JAN 2000 0:00

    Socioeconomically deprived patients may be waiting longer for cardiac surgery than the more well-to-do, according to a retrospective cohort study of 26,642 patients conducted by Dr Jill Pell (department of cardiology, Glasgow Royal infirmary) and colleagues.

  • Baldness is cardiovascular risk factor, study finds

    12 FEB 2000 0:00

    The Pharmaceutical Journal Vol 264 No 7083p242-243February 12, 2000 ClinicalBaldness is cardiovascular risk factor, study finds

  • Is coronary heart disease an inflammatory disorder?

    12 FEB 2000 0:00

    The Pharmaceutical Journal Vol 264 No 7083p245-246February 12, 2000 News FeatureIs coronary heart disease an inflammatory disorder?

  • Dietary advice tips: (1) Hypertension

    19 FEB 2000 0:00

    The Pharmaceutical Journal Vol 264 No 7084p285February 19, 2000 ClinicalDietary advice tips(1) Hypertension

  • Scottish heart disease resource pack

    19 FEB 2000 0:00

    The Pharmaceutical Journal Vol 264 No 7084p282February 19, 2000 NewsScottish heart disease resource pack

  • Chocolate good for heart?

    26 FEB 2000 0:00

    The Pharmaceutical Journal Vol 264 No 7086p362March 4, 2000 Clinical

  • Evidence-based coronary care linked to decline in heart disease

    4 MAR 2000 0:00

    The Pharmaceutical Journal Vol 264 No 7086p360March 4, 2000 ClinicalEvidence-based coronary care linked to decline in heart disease

  • Programme to tackle coronary heart disease launched

    11 MAR 2000 0:00
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    The Pharmaceutical Journal Vol 264 No 7087p396-397March 11, 2000 ClinicalProgramme to tackle coronary heart disease launched

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