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Figures

Figure 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12: Based on Mackay, J. and Mensah, G. (2004) The Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke, The World Health Organisation.

Figure 2: The Stroke Association (2007) Know your blood pressure, The Stroke Association.

Figure 6: Kahn, J. (2007) ‘Healing the heart’, National Geographic, 211 (2), February 2007.

Figure 9: Swanton, K. and Frost, M. (2007) Lightening the load, tackling overweight and obesity, Department of Health. Crown copyright material is reproduced under Class Licence Number C01W0000065 with the permission of the Controller of HMSO.

Figure 10: Reproduced with kind permission of the British Heart Foundation.

Figure 13: NICE Guidance notes, National Institute of Clinical Excellence.

Tables

Table 3: Department of Health (2006) Coronary heart disease: national service framework for coronary heart disease – modern standards and service models: executive summary. Crown copyright material is reproduced under Class Licence Number C01W0000065 with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland.

Video materials

This extract is taken from S809 © The Open University

Reading

Chest Pain by Joan Kirschenbaum Cohn , DSW and Peter F Cohn, MD (2002).

Unit image

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