Chapter 9. Avoidance of Worldwide Vascular Deaths and Total Deaths from Smoking

  1. Salim Yusuf DPhil, FRCPC, FRSC Research Chair Professor of Medicine Director Vice President Research6,7,8,
  2. John A Cairns MD, FRCPC Professor of Medicine Former Dean9,
  3. A John Camm MD British Heart Foundation Professor Head of Cardiac10,
  4. Ernest L Fallen MD, FRCPC Professor Emeritus11 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh MB, ChB, DPhil Consultant Professor of Medicine12
  1. Prabhat Jha MD, DPhil1,
  2. Prem Mony MD1,2,3,
  3. James Moore4 and
  4. Witold Zatonski MD, PhD5

Published Online: 21 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309768.ch9

Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Jha, P., Mony, P., Moore, J. and Zatonski, W. (2009) Avoidance of Worldwide Vascular Deaths and Total Deaths from Smoking, in Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309768.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 6

    McMaster University, Canada

  2. 7

    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada

  3. 8

    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  4. 9

    Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  5. 10

    St George's University of London, London, UK

  6. 11

    McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  7. 12

    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Global Health Research, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    St John's Research Institute, Bangalore, India

  3. 3

    CIHR Canada - HOPE Scholar, Centre for Global Health Research, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  4. 4

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India

  5. 5

    Director of the Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Division, The M. Sklodowska - Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159258

Online ISBN: 9781444309768

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Keywords:

  • avoidance - worldwide vascular deaths, total deaths from smoking;
  • risk of cardiovascular disease from smoking - non-fatal myocardial infarction;
  • cardiovascular disease (CVD) - causing death;
  • smoking cessation - reducing the risk of death from tobacco-related diseases;
  • smoking cessation interventions - effective in general population of smokers;
  • quitting smoking - effective in patients with CVD;
  • smoking cessation treatments - self-help manuals, community-based programs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Smoking trends

  • The health consequences of smoking

  • Interventions to reduce demand for tobacco

  • Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of tobacco control interventions

  • Comprehensive tobacco control programs

  • Conclusion

  • References