Why Heart Disease is a Complex Human Disease

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What are the common symptoms preceding a heart attack?

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1. What is atherosclerosis and how does it affect the body?

2. Which of the following is NOT a cause of heart arrhythmia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will measure your comprehension of heart disease. Topics you should be familiar with include a common cause of heart disease and congenital heart disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to recall your understanding of:

  • The definition of atherosclerosis
  • A common cause of heart disease
  • What congenital heart disease is
  • What heart disease is
  • The meaning of arrhythmia

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as atherosclerosis and arrhythmia
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about what can cause heart disease
  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on heart disease

Additional Learning

To fully understand information about heart disease, review the related lesson titled Why Heart Disease is a Complex Human Disease. The lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Identify what heart disease is
  • Learn the causes of arrhythmia
  • Identify when congenital heart defects are typically developed
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