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Role of Industry in Preventive Cardiology. Introduction.

Authors
Schoenberger-JA
Source
NIOSH 1978 Jun:135-148
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00184897
Abstract
The preventability of cardiac disease was discussed as an introduction to the symposium section on the role of industry in preventive cardiology. Topics included characteristics associated with the future development of coronary heart disease as identified by epidemiologic studies, the interrelationships between high risk factors for heart disease as defined by the Framingham study, development of the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial and the identification of the high risk individual using simple measures, and the downward trend in coronary disease in the United States. The role of industry in reducing coronary disease was assessed from the perspectives of the overall health of the work force and cost effectiveness. Industrial intervention was illustrated using a program for controlling hypertension at the work site.
Keywords
Physical-fitness; Behavior-patterns; Blood-pressure; Cardiac-function; Cardiovascular-function-tests; Industrial-health-programs; Worker-health; Disease-prevention;
Publication Date
19780601
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 78-169
NIOSH Division
DTS;
Source Name
Occupational Safety and Health Symposia, 1977, Division of Technical Services, NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Cincinnati, Ohio, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-169
State
OH;
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