Cor Pulmonale: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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Cor pulmonale affects what part of the heart?

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1. What is the primary cause of cor pulmonale?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the initial symptoms of cor pulmonale?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is very important to know the facts about cor pulmonale and how it can affect your heart. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of cor pulmonale and allow you to find out what you know about this medical condition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be quizzed on:

  • Causes of cor pulmonale
  • Symptoms of cor pulmonale
  • Treatment for cor pulmonale

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cor pulmonale
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the causes and symptoms of cor pulmonale
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the treatment of cor pulmonale and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about cor pulmonale and its effects on the heart, review the lesson called Cor Pulmonale: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson will cover the following health topics:

  • The definition of cor pulmonale
  • The role pulmonary vessels play in the disease
  • Preventing cor pulmonale