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Introduction: prevention of cardiovascular disease 

Introduction: prevention of cardiovascular disease
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Introduction: prevention of cardiovascular disease
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10.1093/med/9780199651344.003.0001
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date: 08 December 2019

This introductory chapter briefly outlines the context within which cardiac care exists. It identifies the extent of the burden of cardiac disease and the background of policy drivers that have influenced recent developments in cardiac care. A discussion of future trends in cardiac nursing is included. The main risk factors for CVD are explored and and health promotion strategies are also included.

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