11 Additional resources

Bandolier (2005) Statins: when should you take the tablet?

British Red Cross (2007) First aid guidelines in the UK

Cardiac Risk in the Young (2003) When a young person dies suddenly

Clay, R. A. (2001) Research to the heart of the matter

Department of Health (2000) National Service Framework for coronary heart disease, Chapter 4

Department of Health (2007) The coronary heart disease National Service Framework: shaping the future: progress report 2006

The National Assembly for Wales (2001) Tackling coronary heart disease in Wales: implementing through evidence

National Center for Biotechnology Information (2007) PubMed

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (2007) Hypertension: management of hypertension in adults in primary care

World Health Organization (2006) World data tables

Please note that there is an error in Column 1 of the table. The population figure is actually in thousands and not in the millions as stated. So, for example, Afghanistan has a population of 23 million, rather than 23 billion.

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