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Cardiovascular disease.

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Summary of "Cardiovascular disease."

Essential facts Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term for all diseases of the heart and blood vessels. It includes coronary heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, stroke and transient ischaemic attack. CVD is the leading cause of death in England and Wales, accounting for almost one third of all deaths.

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Name: Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
ISSN: 2047-9018
Pages: 16

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