Published on November 13th, 2014 | by GameMaker0
There are many different drugs available which aim to help patients with cardiovascular conditions. This interactive learning game was created to assist High School students studying this topic to learn the appropriate medical terminology. If you are struggling, a glance at the table below the game may help you.
Now test yourself. Can you match each of the following cardiovascular drugs with the purpose they aim to meet?
|Match the drug…||To the purpose…|
|Antihypertensive||Blocks sodium from being absorbed. Reduces fluid retention|
|Aspirin||Prevents heart attack|
|Beta Blockers||Treat a blood clot blocking an artery|
|Calcium Channel Blockers||Treat CHF. Decreases heart rate & strengthens contracions|
|Digitalis||Treat High Blood Pressure|
|Diuretic||Treats angina & high blood pressure by blocking beta receptors|
|Nitrate||Treats angina pectoris by dilating the arteries|
|Thrombolytic||Treats high blood pressure & angina by blocking calcium moving into myocardial cells|