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Hypertension and the prevention of coronary heart death in general practice.
  1. J. T. Hart

    Abstract

    A major attack on the main risk factors of coronary heart disease is essential in order to control it. In general practice, there is a real opportunity to control high blood pressure and smoking; unfortunately coronary risk factors are closely related to social class and unemployment. Major new strategies will be needed both by government and the medical profession in order to achieve a reduction in the commonest single cause of death in the U.K.

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