The Director of this study, Abraham Kagan, has comprehensively summarized the design and main finndings of the study in this book. The Honolulu Heart Program compared and contrasted ethnic Japanese men living in different cultural environments--Honolulu and mainland Japan--assessed their relative risk factors. The study supported many of the existing views on risk factors but also showed suprising trends. One of the trends shows moderate alcohol consumption is a preventative factor.
In recent years the risk factors for cardiovascular diseases have become common knowledge. The recently completed Honolulu Heart Program is the largest targeted study to evaluate scientifically such risk factors.
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Surgical Critical Care has been co-authored by a surgeon and an anaesthetist, and encompasses all aspects of critical care that are important to surgeons, including indications, therapies, drugs, specific conditions and post-operative complications. Each chapter adopts a standardised format for ease of quick reference (classification, causes, pathophysiology, clinical, treatment, monitoring, complications and prognosis) and is illustrated with clear black and white photographs or original line drawings where appropriate.About the Author:
This book provides a concise and comprehensive, up-to-date review of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, and provides practical and easily accessible information for family physicians and other healthcare professionals.
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Descripción Routledge, 1996. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG3718658038