Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States today. Two people succumb to conditions related to heart disease every minute of the day. However, it must be remembered that heart disease can be treated. Discoveries of new ways to use existing drugs and improved surgical techniques translate into longer and more productive lives for persons who have heart disease. In lesson 2 of this subcourse, various disease states that can affect the circulatory system were discussed. In this lesson, some of these conditions will be reviewed. The primary focus of this lesson will be the drug used to treat these conditions.
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