Cardiovascular disease is responsible for a third of deaths worldwide. Figures will increase as risk factors for CVD are on the rise. This Consensus Document describes the current situation and the need for action to reduce risk factors. It provides a comprehensive approach to the problem and proposes measures, supported by evidence, to change current trends.
The document covers the following aspects:
It is coauthored by:
and endorsed by the World Heart Federation. The Consensus Document was distributed free of charge to CCNAP members at the CCNAP General Assembly 2011 and on the ESC Stand at the ESC Congress 2011. Details: European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Vol. 10 July 2011. p.S1-S58 Supplement 2
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