Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term used to describe the diseases of the circulatory system (heart and blood vessels). They are the leading cause of death in Canadian adults. Many CVDs are preventable.
The most common CVDs are:
- ischemic heart disease, which may lead to heart attack
- peripheral vascular disease
- heart failure
Other CVDs include:
- rheumatic heart disease
- congenital heart disease
PHO Rounds: Impact of COVID-19 on Hospital Visits for Non-traumatic Dental Conditions in Ontario, Canada
Many Ontarians seek hospital care for their dental problems. This session will present a study which assessed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospital visits for non-traumatic dental conditions in Ontario.