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Definition of the noun cardiovascular disease
What does cardiovascular disease mean as a name of something?
- a disease of the heart or blood vessels
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- more generic words: disorder / upset = a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
- more specific terms:
- heart disease / cardiopathy = a disease of the heart
- high blood pressure / hypertension = a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high
- hypotension = abnormally low blood pressure
- aneurism / aneurysm = a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
- circulatory failure = failure of the cardiovascular system to supply adequate amounts of blood to body tissues
"Cardiovascular disease" is a book by Peter J D'Adamo.
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How They Are Best Used to Promote Health and Well Being by Nicola Reavley
Cardiovascular disease is the general term for heart ("cardio") and blood vessel ( "vascular") diseases. These include atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, peripheral vascular diseases and ...
by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic
cardiovascular disease as the number one cause of death in the world. It is estimated that the largest percentage increases in death will occur in the Eastern Mediterranean region, and the largest number increases in death will occur in ...
by Sarah E. Boslaugh
Cardiovascular pharmacology is the branch of pharmacology that deals with the drugs used to treat cardiovascular disease, a category including diseases associated with the blood vessels, the heart, or both, as well as drugs influencing ...
by Eric E. Bouhassira
cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Immeasurable leaps have been made in combating the disease over the past 25 years, and with the help of better prognostic tools, outcomes have steadily become ...
Identifying and definitional attributes Metadata item type: Data Element Technical name: Person—cardiovascular disease recorded indicator, yes/no code N Synonymous names: CVD recorded indicator METeOR identifier: ...
by Edith Wen-Chu Chen
Candice Chin Wong and Jyu-Lin Chen Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the combination of coronary heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death among Asian Americans in the United States. National data in the 1990s indicate that ...
by Neil J. Salkind
Cardiovascular disease is a general umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders involving the heart and blood...
The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey EdD, RN, FAAN
Disease Screening Cardiovascular Disease: Cardiac disease can present atypically in older individuals, particularly in elderly woman. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease that should be assessed in patients presenting for primary care are ...
by Norman B. Anderson
Traditional risk factors for heart disease, such as family history, smoking, obesity, high cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus, predict only a portion of the new cases of cardiovascular disease that develop each year, so there is considerable room ...
Health and Illness in the World's Cultures Topics - Volume 1; Cultures - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember
Cardiovascular disease, as a general term, refers to any pathology of the cardiovascular system, which would include diseases of the heart as well as vascular disease affecting other parts of the body (such as stroke). Medical anthropologists ...
by Dana K. Cassell, Noel R. Rose
cardiovascular disease (CVD) Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is defined as any serious, abnormal condition of the heart or blood vessels (arteries, veins). Cardiovascular disease includes coronary ...
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