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Global Shifts in Cardiovascular Disease, the Epidemiologic Transition, and Other Contributing Factors: Toward a New Practice of Global Health Cardiology
One of the major drivers of change in the practice of cardiology is population change. This article discusses the current debate about epidemiologic transition paired with other ongoing transitions with direct relevance ...
Water fluoridation in 40 Brazilian cities: 7 year analysis.
Fluoride levels in the public water supplies of 40 Brazilian cities were analyzed and classified on the basis of risk/benefit balance. Samples were collected monthly over a seven-year period from three sites for each water ...
Características da hipertensão arterial em Unidade Básica de Saúde
A cross observational study was achieved about hypertensive patients from the Basic Health Unit in Betel, Paulinia - S.P. assessing blood pressure levels, anthropometric data, biosocial variables, responses to questionaires ...
Distribution of Short-Term and Lifetime Predicted Risks of Cardiovascular Diseases in Peruvian Adults
(Wiley Open Access, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Short-term risk assessment tools for prediction of cardiovascular disease events are widely recommended in clinical practice and are used largely for single time-point estimations; however, persons with low ...
The effects of soil pollution and its relation with morbidity in shoreline areas
Soil and subsoil pollution is not only significant in terms of environmental loss, but also a matter of environmental and public health. Solid, liquid and gaseous residues are the major soil contamination agents. They ...
Risk Characterization of children exposed to aerial sprayings of Mancozeb and ETU ‐ A case study in a banana village, Costa Rica
(Brandteknik och Riskhantering, Lunds tekniska högskola, Lunds universitet, Lund 2008, 2016)
Application of a simple methodological approach to analyze health inequalities: The case of infant mortality in Chile Aplicación de una aproximación metodológica simple para el análisis de las desigualdades: El caso de la mortalidad infantil en chile
Background: The infant mortality gradient by maternal education is a good indicator of the health impact of the social inequalities that prevail in Chile. Aim: To propose a systematic method of analysis, using simple ...
Should we risk it? Exploring environmental, health, and technological problem solving
(Elsevier Science, 2001-02-01)
Risk assessment and management is increasingly permeating almost any discipline in which decisions have to be made regarding human well–being. A diverse array of government agencies in developed countries regulates the use ...