Chronic Conditions Across Adulthood: Common Types and Treatments


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Stroke and heart attack are examples of _____.

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1. Managing a patient's _____ will help reduce the risk factors of cardiovascular disease.

2. A catchall term to describe inflammation, pain, and damage is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you about conditions like cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis, as well as testing you on preventative actions one can take to reduce the likelihood of developing these diseases.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can do the following:

  • Explain what heart disease includes
  • List a way to reduce the risk factors of heart disease
  • Name the catchall term for inflammation and pain
  • Explain what weight loss can help prevent
  • Know how to manage osteoporosis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on common chronic conditions facing adults
  • Critical thinking - understand the risk factors for certain chronic conditions and recognize preventative actions to mitigate them
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about common chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease

Additional Learning

Continue studying the accompanying lesson, which is called Chronic Conditions Across Adulthood: Common Types and Treatment, for more information. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand strategies for managing different types of chronic diseases
  • Discuss actions that can help reduce the advancement of arthritis
  • Learn what cancerous cells do
  • Review methods of managing cancer treatment symptoms