Coronary heart disease (CHD)

HideShow resource information
Give a definition of coronary heart disease (CHD)
When the blood supply to the heart is blocked/ obstructed by fatty deposits on the coronary arteries
1 of 18
Give four risk factors attached to CHD
Being overweight or obese, smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol levels in the blood
2 of 18
What causes CHD?
Cholesterol, hypertension, thrombosis, atherosclerosis, smoking
3 of 18
Give five symptoms of CHD
Chest pains, heart attack, lightheadedness, angina, excessive sweating
4 of 18
Give three non-surgical treatments for CHD
Statins, beta blockers, lifestyle changes
5 of 18
Can CHD ever be fully cured?
No
6 of 18
Give three surgical treatments of CHD
Coronary angioplasty, coronary artery bypass graft, heart transplant
7 of 18
How would you prevent CHD?
Having a healthy balanced diet, being physically active, giving up smoking, controlling blood cholesterol and sugar levels
8 of 18
Give three physical impacts of CHD on the patient
Side effects of drugs, fatigue, scarring from surgery
9 of 18
Give two physical impacts on carers/ family
May have to do the housework, shopping etc while the patient is in recovery and they may have trouble sleeping because they're worried about the patient
10 of 18
Give three intellectual impacts of having CHD on the patient
Brain damage, may have to miss or reduce hours at school or work, will need to educate themselves about CHD
11 of 18
Give two intellectual impacts on carers/ family
May miss school/ work, lack of concentration at school/ work because they're worried about the patient
12 of 18
Give three emotional impacts of CHD on the patient
Stressed, upset, anxious
13 of 18
Give two emotional impacts on carers/ family
Anxious, stress
14 of 18
Give two social impacts of having CHD on the patient
May have more diagreements with family/ carers because they may have to depend on them, will miss out on social interactions at work/ school
15 of 18
Give a social impact on carers/ family
Might go out less to see their friends
16 of 18
Give two financial impacts of having CHD on the patient
Hospital car parking charges, may have to do less time at work or give up work
17 of 18
Give a financial impact on carers/ family
May have to give up work and the benefits for carers are small
18 of 18

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Give four risk factors attached to CHD

Back

Being overweight or obese, smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol levels in the blood

Card 3

Front

What causes CHD?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Give five symptoms of CHD

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Give three non-surgical treatments for CHD

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Health & Social Care resources:

See all Health & Social Care resources »See all Health condition: Coronary heart disease (CHD) resources »