Kouření a kardiovaskulární nemoci

Title in English Smoking and cardiovascular diseases

HRUBÁ Drahoslava SOŠKA Vladimír FIALA Jindřich NEBESKÁ Kateřina

Year of publication 2009
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Praktický lékař
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Cardiovascular diseases incl. cardiosurgery
Keywords cardiovascular diseases; smoking; risk factors; mechanisms of action; prevention
Description The strong associations between smoking and increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality have been documented in many epidemiologic studies and through determinants of risk and protective factors and the mechanisms of their modification by smoking. Smoking cessation has a significant beneficial effect on the reduction of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and thus offers a great opportunity for a comprehensive approach to health education.
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