Prevention of coronary heart disease in clinical practice
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Prevention of coronary heart disease in clinical practice recommendations of the task forceof the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) and European Society of Hypertension (ESH) : a summary for clinicians by European Society of Cardiology.

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Published by Irish Cardiac Society] in [Dublin] .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by an inplementation group appointed by the above bodies.
ContributionsEuropean Atherosclerosis Society., European Society of Hypertension., Irish Cardiac Society.
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Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL16749400M

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