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Exercise versus heart attack: history of a hypothesis (reprinted from first edition) *

J. N. Morris

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews evidence on the link between physical activity and the prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). Studies show that adequate aerobic exercise in leisure time, which is habitual ... More


Risk of Acute Cardiac Events With Physical Activity

I-Min Lee and Jacob Sattelmair

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses adverse effects associated with physical activity, focusing on acute cardiac events, including acute myocardial infarction (MI), sudden cardiac death (SCD), and sudden death. ... More


Specialized registers

A. Ahlbom and N. Hammar

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

All epidemiological investigations require information on the number of cases of the health event under study and on the population and time period that generated the cases. In any country, data on ... More


US trends

R. V. Luepker

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses trends in coronary heart disease (CHD) in the United States, including mortality trends, morbidity trends, and factors associated with temporal CHD trends. CHD mortality ... More


Trends in Asia

H. Ueshima

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses trends in coronary heart disease (CHD) in Asia. Conventional risk factors for CHD in Asian countries are similar to those of Western countries. The major determinant of CHD ... More


Are Black-White Mortality Rates Converging?: Acute Myocardial Infarction in the United States, 1993–2010

Amitabh Chandra, Tyler Hoppenfeld, Jonathan Skinner, and David R. Weir

in Insights in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226426679
eISBN:
9780226426709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426709.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Racial and socioeconomic disparities are pervasive in U.S. health care. Recent research on trends in disparities has often shown a reduction in the magnitude of disparities in treatments. In this ... More


Trends in Heart Attack Treatment and Outcomes, 1975–1995: Literature Review and Synthesis

Paul Heidenreich and Mark McClellan

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Age-adjusted mortality rates for ischemic heart disease have fallen for the last thirty years. The reasons for the decline — which include primary prevention of coronary events, secondary prevention, ... More


Building Institutions for Priority-Setting: Recommendations from a Center for Global Development Working Group

Amanda Glassman, Kalipso Chalkidou, Ursula Giedion, Yot Teerawattananon, and Rachel Silverman

in Global Health Priority-Setting: Beyond Cost-Effectiveness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190912765
eISBN:
9780190912796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912765.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The rationing problem—the challenge of squaring finite resources with unlimited demand for services—is common to all health systems. In most low- and middle-income countries, rationing occurs as an ... More


The Heart: Cardiac Patches, Calcium, and Contraction Forces

Kenneth Douglas

in Bioprinting: To Make Ourselves Anew

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190943547
eISBN:
9780197558164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943547.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

Abstract: This chapter covers the creation of a bioprinted heart (cardiac) patch that might help to restore functional heart tissue after a heart attack. The chapter tells of the discovery that ... More


Pricing Heart Attack Treatments

David M. Cutler, Mark McClellan, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Dahlia Remler

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines price indexes for medical care, focusing on heart attacks (acute myocardial infarction). It first describes several conceptual issues related to medical care price indexes and ... More


The Volume-Outcome Relationship in Japan: The Case of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Volume on Mortality of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Patients

Koichi Kawabuchi and Shigeru Sugihara

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the link between the number of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) procedures performed and negative medical outcomes among acute myocardial infarction (AMI) ... More


A Comparison of the Quality of Health Care in the United States and Japan: Treatment and Outcomes for Heart Attack Patients

Haruko Noguchi, Yuichiro Masuda, Masafumi Kuzuya, Akihiko Iguchi, Jeffery Geppert, and Mark McClellan

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter evaluates the differences in treatment patterns and the relationship between treatment patterns and health care quality among acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients in United States ... More


Geography and the Use of Effective Health Care in the United States

Jonathan Skinner

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes the variation in medical practice patterns across geographic regions of the United States. There appears to be a missing link between the potentially large benefits of ... More


Structural MRI in Alzheimer’s Disease: Are We Measuring the Right Stuff?

Briana S. Last, Batool Rizvi, and Adam M. Brickman

in Vascular Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, and Mild Cognitive Impairment: Advancing an Integrated Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190634230
eISBN:
9780190634254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634230.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a powerful tool to visualize and quantitate morphological and pathological features of the aging brain. Most work that has used structural MRI to study ... More


Reactive species in disease: friends or foes?

Barry Halliwell and John M.C. Gutteridge

in Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717478
eISBN:
9780191802133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717478.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter reviews how reactive species (RS) are involved in the origin and progression of human disorders/diseases. This includes atherosclerosis (especially the role of LDL and HDL oxidation), ... More


Paper 5

Shreelata Datta and Tahir Mahmood

in SBAs and EMQs for the MRCOG Part 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198745594
eISBN:
9780191916892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198745594.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Single Best Answers You are asked to review the summative assessments within obstetrics and gynaecology by your educational supervisor. Which of the following is an example of a ... More


Clinical Sciences

Iqbal Khan (ed.)

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198746720
eISBN:
9780191916908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746720.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Which of these could cause a reduced transfer factor? Left-to-right shunt Exercise Convalescent asthma Pulmonary haemorrhage Emphysema Hemispatial neglect is usually associated ... More


Haematemesis

Hugo Farne, Edward Norris-Cervetto, and James Warbrick-Smith

in Oxford Cases in Medicine and Surgery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198716228
eISBN:
9780191916809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716228.003.0032
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Surgery

The definition of weakness is important, because many patients who self-describe a ‘weak limb’ will actually have a clumsy limb (ataxia), a numb limb (reduced sensation), or a limb that is too ... More


Exam 3

Rebecca Hanlon, John Curtis, Hulya Wieshmann, David White, Caren Landes, and Val Gough

in Long Cases for the Final FRCR 2B

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199590001
eISBN:
9780199590001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199590001.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Case 3.1 Clinical details A 35-year-old female patient with a short history of progressive shortness of breath and dry cough. Imaging Chest radiograph. Axial HRCT chest, supine ... More


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