Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: Results of New Trials

Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: Results of New Trials


Edited by H. Hofmann, Contributions by G. De Baker, Contributions by P.L. Canner, Contributions by John W. Farquhar, Contributions by J.A. Flora, Contributions by S. Forman, Contributions by S.P. Fortman, Contributions by M. Friedman, Contributions by J. Hakkila, Contributions by H. Hamalainen


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  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Format: Paperback | 138 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 244mm x 9mm | 272g
  • Publication date: 18 March 1985
  • Publication City/Country: Berlin
  • ISBN 10: 3540152490
  • ISBN 13: 9783540152491
  • Illustrations note: 5 black & white illustrations, biography

Product description

In recent years, major social forces such as: ageing populations, social trends, migration patterns, and the globalization of economies, have reshaped social welfare policies and practices across the globe. Multinational corporations, NGOs, and other international organizations have begun to influence social policy at a national and local level. Among the many ramifications of these changes is that globalizing influences may hinder the ability of individual nation-states to effect policies that are beneficial to them on a local level. With contributions from thirteen countries worldwide, this collected work represents the first major comparative analysis on the effect of globalization on the international welfare state. The Welfare State in Post-Industrial Society is divided into two major sections: the first draws from a number of leading social welfare researchers from diverse countries who point to the nation-state as case studies; highlighting how it goes about establishing and revising social welfare provisions. The second portion of the volume then moves to a more global perspective in its analysis and questioning of the impact of globalisation on citizenship, ageing and marketization. With its integrative analyses of policy and practice in countries struggling to provide social welfare support for their needy populations, The Welfare State in Post-Industrial Society will become an important voice in the debate on social welfare.

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Table of contents

WHO European Multifactorial Prevention Trial.- The Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial.- The Stanford Five City Project: A Description.- Social Class and Coronary Heart Disease.- Community-Based Prevention: The Eberbach-Wiesloch Study.- Ten-Year Results of the North Karelia Project: A Community-Based Cardiovascular Control Program.- The Natural History of Coronary Heart Disease: Prognostic Factors After Recovery from Myocardial Infarction in 2789 Men.- Long-term Results of Aortocoronary Bypass Surgery.- Multifactorial Intervention Program After Acute Myocardial Infarction.- Modification of the Type A Behavior Pattern After Myocardial Infarction.- Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Integral Part of Comprehensive Coronary Care.