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Focus on research: Rheumatic heart disease in developing countries

Carapetis, Jonathan R. (2007). Focus on research: Rheumatic heart disease in developing countries. New England Journal of Medicine,357(5):439-441.

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Title Focus on research: Rheumatic heart disease in developing countries
Author Carapetis, Jonathan R.
Journal Name New England Journal of Medicine
Publication Date 2007
Volume Number 357
Issue Number 5
ISSN 0028-4793   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Start Page 439
End Page 441
Total Pages 3
Place of Publication Boston, United States
Publisher Massachusetts Medical Society
Field of Research 1102 - Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology
HERDC Category C1 - Journal Article (DEST)
Abstract Rheumatic fever has receded as an important health problem in wealthy countries. Dr. Jonathan Carapetis writes that for everyone else, rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease are bigger problems than ever and warrant urgent attention.

Keywords heart disease
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