Three quarters of UK adults unaware of impact of air pollution on the heart

July 10, 2017

Source: British Heart Foundation

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Date of publication: June 2017

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: Eight in ten deaths related to air pollution are caused by a heart attack or stroke, however data released today has revealed that three in four adults are unaware of the extent of the impact that air pollution can have on the heart.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: British Heart Foundation

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Improving cardiovascular health at population level

February 10, 2011

Source: BMJ 2011; 342:d442 (Online First)

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Date of publication: February 2011

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) was implemented as an intervention to reduce morbidity from cardiovascular disease among older adults in 39 communities in Canada. This collaborative, community-based health promotion and prevention programme was found to reduce cardiovascular morbidity at a population level.

Length of publication: 8 pages

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Service organisation for the secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease

April 14, 2010

Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010, Issue 3.

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Date of publication: March 2010

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell: This Cochrane review assesses the effectiveness of interventions which aim to improve the way in which secondary preventive care is delivered in primary care and in the community. Eleven studies were included in the review, and involved interventions such as regular planned appointments, patient education and the structured monitoring of risk factors and prescribing.

Length of publication: 65 pages

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Acknowledgement: The Cochrane Collaboration