Cardiovascular disease
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Cardiovascular disease

Balvinder Thiara Staff nurse, St Michael’s Hospital, Warwick, England

A CPD article helped Balvinder Thiara to learn strategies and interventions that could prevent this deadly disease

I work on a secure mental health unit, where there are several patients with long-standing mental illnesses who are obese or have high body mass indices. Many patients have hypertension and poor diets, are heavy smokers and are physically inactive.

Nursing Standard. 29, 33, 60-60. doi: 10.7748/ns.29.33.60.s44

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