Cardiovascular system

1. interpret the meanings of medical terms through root, prefix, suffix, and whole word recognition; 2. construct medical terms by combining word elements; 3. utilize medical terms and standard medical abbreviations in their appropriate context; 4. identify the major organs, structure, and function of each body system; 7. apply medical terminology to the healthy state and the diseased state of a body system; and 8. utilize appropriate medical terminology to explain pathophysiologic processes and how they affect body systems and the individual as a whole
Select a medical condition from any chapter in the textbook. Research the following: pathophysiology, symptom manifestation, treatment options including medical, surgical and pharmacological, and the prognosis of the disease.

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