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Heart Health

Discusses major risk factors for heart disease. Describes the relationship between obesity and heart disease. Lists commonly used diagnostic procedures in cardiology. Identifies the role of inflammation in heart disease. Lists new guidelines for blood pressure control.
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Learning Objectives

 

  1. Discuss major risk factors for heart disease.
  2. Describe the relationship between obesity and heart disease.
  3. List commonly used diagnostic procedures in cardiology.
  4. Identify the role of inflammation in heart disease.
  5. List new guidelines for blood pressure control.
Products specifications
Instructor M. O'Brien, M.D.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 43
More Information About This Course: Heart Health accreditation
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