The construction of a modern epidemic: the implications for women of the gendering of coronary heart disease.

@article{Lockyer2002TheCO,
  title={The construction of a modern epidemic: the implications for women of the gendering of coronary heart disease.},
  author={Lesley Lockyer and Michael D Bury},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={432-40}
}
AIM This aim of this paper is to examine critically the implications for women of a gendered construction of coronary heart disease. DESIGN The paper takes the form of a literature review between 1969 and 2002 of nursing, medical and social science literature written in the English language that explores the experience of women with coronary heart disease. FINDINGS Coronary heart disease has been constructed during the 20th century as a disease of affluence that affects high achieving men… CONTINUE READING

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