Chapter 2. Epidemiology of Cardiac and Respiratory Diseases

  1. Carl Margereson MSc BSc(Hons) DipN(Lond) RGN RMN and
  2. Jillian Riley MSc BA(Hons) RGN RM

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774441.ch2

Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing

Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing

How to Cite

Margereson, C. and Riley, J. (2003) Epidemiology of Cardiac and Respiratory Diseases, in Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774441.ch2

Author Information

  1. Senior Lecturers, Faculty of Health & Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Royal Brompton Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059041

Online ISBN: 9780470774441



  • cardiac diseases;
  • respiratory diseases;
  • epidemiology;
  • lung cancer;
  • bronchiectasis


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Cardiac disease

  • Respiratory disease

  • Epidemiology and risk factors

  • References

  • Further reading