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The problem of erectile dysfunction following myocardial infarction

Chris Jones, MSc.Lecturer, Critical Care, School of Health Studies, Edge Hill College, University Hospital Aintree, LiverpoolThe recent campaign of full-page press advertisements relating to erectile dysfunction (ED) illustrated that public attitudes to this distressing disorder may slowly be changing. That we now refer to this problem as ED and not its previous value-laden term 'impotence' is further evidence that ideas are evolving.

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