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The impact of coronary heart disease on life and work 

The impact of coronary heart disease on life and work

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The impact of coronary heart disease on life and work
Author(s):

Michael C. Petch

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.161308_update_002

Update:

This chapter has been retired and will not be updated further. The subject matter of this chapter is to be found in chapters 16.13.4, 16.13.5, 16.13.6, and 16.13.7 of this online update.

Updated on 29 Oct 2015. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 23 May 2017

Coronary heart disease is common and lethal: these facts are well known and have a profound influence on attitudes of victims and others—their families, friends, and employers.

The presence of heart failure and/or significant areas of cardiac ischaemia is the principal determinant of prognosis, and can be best judged by history, examination, and noninvasive testing, with common sense and experience being the best tools for assessing an individual’s fitness to resume life and work following the development of coronary heart disease....

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