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What sort of problem is acute cardiovascular disease?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: A general term

All diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, can be divided into acute (new) or chronic (on-going).
A medical aphorism is "to treat acute problems acutely and chronic problems chronically". Think of the difference as a "sprint" vs a "marathon." urgent problems may require immediate attention, although not all acute cv disorders are serious.

In brief: A general term

All diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, can be divided into acute (new) or chronic (on-going).
A medical aphorism is "to treat acute problems acutely and chronic problems chronically". Think of the difference as a "sprint" vs a "marathon." urgent problems may require immediate attention, although not all acute cv disorders are serious.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Yu Sun
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dangerous

The conception of actue cardiovascular disease is mostly a dangerous situation, such as unstable angina, acute myocardial infaction, hypertension crisis etc.
It not handled in a timely manner, endanger life.

In brief: Dangerous

The conception of actue cardiovascular disease is mostly a dangerous situation, such as unstable angina, acute myocardial infaction, hypertension crisis etc.
It not handled in a timely manner, endanger life.
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun
Thank
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