Which of the following teaching points would be most appropriate for a group of older adults who are concerned about their cardiac health?
A. “The plaque that builds up in your heart vessels obstructs the normal flow of blood and can even break loose and lodge itself in a vessel.”
B. “Infections of any sort are often a signal that plaque disruption is in danger of occurring.”
C. “The impaired function of the lungs that accompanies pneumonia or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a precursor to plaque disruption.”
D. “People with plaque in their arteries experience attacks of blood flow disruption at seemingly random times.”