Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2005

952 Pages | 2 halftones, numerous tables, graphs and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198525738

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This is probably the most complete and authoritative text now available - BMJ

Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology

From aetiology to public health

Second Edition

Edited by Michael Marmot and Paul Elliott

  • Comprehensive review of the subject from clinical, epidemiological, public health perspectives
  • Many new authors and chapters reflecting the considerable change in the field alongside three classic chapters by Epstein, Rose and Morris.
  • Contributions from international authorities in the field
  • Covers disease aetiology, trends and public health policy
  • Contains a new section on The Global Picture of CHD
  • Many new chapters including those on diet, alcohol, metabolic syndrome, mental illness, psychophysiology, chronic infection, air pollution, temperature and gene-environment interactions, and inequalities
  • Expanded themes including psychological, behavioural and social factors

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