Public health importance of triggers of myocardial infarction: a comparative risk assessment

@article{Nawrot2011PublicHI,
  title={Public health importance of triggers of myocardial infarction: a comparative risk assessment},
  author={T. Nawrot and L. P{\'e}rez and N. K{\"u}nzli and Elke Munters and B. Nemery},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2011},
  volume={377},
  pages={732-740}
}
  • T. Nawrot, L. Pérez, +2 authors B. Nemery
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • BACKGROUND Acute myocardial infarction is triggered by various factors, such as physical exertion, stressful events, heavy meals, or increases in air pollution. However, the importance and relevance of each trigger are uncertain. We compared triggers of myocardial infarction at an individual and population level. METHODS We searched PubMed and the Web of Science citation databases to identify studies of triggers of non-fatal myocardial infarction to calculate population attributable fractions… CONTINUE READING
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