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Study guide:Describe the structure of the heart in terms of its coverings, layers, chambers, valves, and bloodvessels.Explain why the atria are passive chambers, while the ventricles are active.Name the function of heart valves.Distinguish between AV and SL valves in terms of location, structure, and when they close.Name (and locate) the veins that deposit their blood into the atria of the heart (which atria?deox-or oxygenated?).Name (and locate) the arteries that take blood away from the heart (from which ventricle? deox-or oxygenated blood?).Distinguish between pulmonary, coronary and systemic circulation.Explain the significance of each component of the cardiac conduction system and trace how thecardiac impulse travels through the myocardium.Discuss the physiological stages of cardiac muscle contractionTrace a typical ECG and label each wave or complex and explain what event corresponds to eachwave.Define the termssystoleanddiastoleOutline the phases of the cardiac cycle in terms of what is happening in the ECG trace,mechanical events (contraction or relaxation), atrial pressure, ventricular pressure, ventricularvolume, aortic pressure and timing.Discuss heart sounds in terms of what they represent, how they sound, how they are detected andtheir significance..
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