CV.3.082707 - Objectives Cardiovascular Disease Etiology...

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1 Cardiovascular Disease Etiology and treatments Objectives Description of normal cardiovascular function and changes that occur with disease Terms related to cardiovascular disease and its treatment Types and benefits of cardiac rehabilitation programs Question of the day….. What causes and what can you do about it? Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Number one cause of death in US Major cause of premature death & disability Much of course will focus on prevention of this disease Heart Chambers and Valves Normal movement of blood through heart chambers ” blood enters heart Right atria Right Lungs Left atria Left ventricle ” blood to body
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