Ch_12_Cardiovascular_Disease__worksheet__KEY - Ch 12...

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Ch 12 Cardiovascular Disease 1. pg 326 Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is disease involving the Heart and/or the Blood Vessels. 2. pg 327 Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States. 3. pg 329 What are the symptoms of a heart attack? Pain may radiate to the neck, jaw, left or right shoulder or arm. An individual may feel a heavy weight or pressure felling in the chest, In large studies more women than men did not have chest pain or discomfort with their heart attack, Shortness of breath with or without chest pain, Breaking out in cold sweats, nausea, lightheadedness, Not all symptoms occur in all cases 4. pg 330-331 What are the signs that a sudden onset of a stroke has occurred? Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, leg, especially on one side of the body, Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding, Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes, Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, Sudden, severe headaches with no known cause,
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course HLTH 1112 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Central Oklahoma.

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