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"High blood pressure is known as a 'silent killer' because it causes no outward symptoms but can lead to serious health problems including stroke. Work with your healthcare professional to ensure that your blood pressure remains under control".
Patients and students learn the importance of blood pressure checks when they see this handpainted, 3-D model of arteries and cross section of the brain. Demonstrates the way high blood pressure can silently lead to a potentially deadly stroke. A great way to demonstrate the value of managing blood pressure.
30 X 22 cms plastic board with stand.
The potentially deadly effects of high cholesterol are demonstrated with this persuasive model. The tube represents an artery constricted by plaque, which forms on artery walls when there is excess cholesterol in the blood. When the model is turned over, the blood in the artery slows or stops completely. An excellent tool for explaining the importance of keeping cholesterol under control. 6 cm x 18 cm.
We have many different resources in our stock supporting these campaigns, among many others, please browse the catalogue to see availabilty.
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