Ch 12: Non-Communicable Diseases Overview

About This Chapter

This overview of non-communicable diseases includes topics such as treatment of coronary heart disease and causes of cancer. These lessons are a terrific tool for supplementing class materials or preparing to take a test.

Non-Communicable Diseases Overview - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will provide an overview of non-communicable diseases. The topics covered will help you understand the causes of various non-communicable diseases, like cancer and coronary heart disease. After completing the chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Define communicable and noncommunicable disease
  • Discuss causes, symptoms, and treatment of coronary heart disease
  • Describe types of lifestyle diseases
  • Explore causes of cancer
  • Understand differences of benign vs. malignant

We use short and engaging text and video lessons, which help you easily understand the information presented. The video timelines let you navigate the videos and review topics in order of your preference. A brief multiple-choice quiz is available for each lesson to test your knowledge. You can also print the lesson quizzes which can also serve as worksheets.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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