Valvular Heart Disease

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Lecture Overview

Valvular heart disease is a condition in which one or more of the valves in the heart do not work the way they are supposed to, thereby disrupting the normal flow of blood through the heart. In this lecture, clinical educator Joanne Reading discusses different types of valvular heart disease and how they affect the body.


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Joanne Reading is a clinical educator at the Royal Melbourne Hospital ICU. She holds a critical care graduate certificate and a Master of Health Science, with a focus on education. Joanne is passionate about ensuring that education is entertaining as it fosters critical thinking, and runs her own nursing education website at ‘Blogging for your Noggin’.
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First Published25 June 2023
Updated25 June 2023
25 June 2025
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Anatomy and Physiology