Cardiovascular Disease

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
  • stroke
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • heart failure

Other CVDs include:

  • rheumatic heart disease
  • congenital heart disease
Below are documents and resources related to the burden of CVD in Ontario.

 

Event

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.

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Updated 20 Nov 2019