Increasing the awareness of heart diseases and treatments

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, February 2011, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2011.5.2.60

Understanding how heart disease can be prevented and its treatment.

What is it about?

This article introduces the subject of heart conditions, discusses the cardiac system, symptoms of heart disease and treatments.

Why is it important?

Many health professionals, including healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners, meet people affected by heart disease, or know someone close to them who has suffered from a heart problem.


Mrs Julie I Swann

The economic costs to the UK are large, however many heart conditions can be prevented, or their effects minimised, with the help of HCAs and APs.

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