Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Use the resources linked above in order to answer the following questions (which are
the objectives to be mastered in this lesson):
|1. Describe the circulation of
blood through the heart, including the blood flow to the heart muscle itself
|2. Discuss the development of
cardiovascular disease during the 20th century in the United States. |
|3. List and describe the
different types of cardiovascular diseases and the manner in which they
|4. List and describe the risk
factors for coronary heart disease and ways to reduce them.|
|5. Analyze and discuss your personal lifestyle practices and identify those
contributing to coronary heart disease and those likely to prevent heart
|6. Describe the warning signs and
action necessary for a person experiencing a heart attack.
|7. Discuss the options for
medical treatment of heart disease.|
1. Answer the above questions (objectives).
them to the instructor in MS Word format.
Assessment Activity 11.1 found
at the end of chapter 11 in your textbook.
Answer the follow-up questions at the very end of the assessment and e-mail a
report to the instructor in MS Word format.