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Lec23 - 2007 INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY BIOAP 311/VETBM 346 FALL 2007 OUTLINE - LECTURE 23 Regulation of Heart Function (Readings - Chapter 19) I. Major Topics/Concepts to be covered: 1. The Frank-Starling mechanism - redux. 2. Autonomic regulation. 3. Pacemaker nodes and nervous control of cardiac function. 4. How heart rate affects cardiac function. II. You will have learned the material when you can: 1. Explain the physiological basis of the Frank-Starling 'Law'. 2. Understand how autonomic regulation functions.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Explain the role of the nervous system in modulating cardiac function. III. Sample Problems: 1. What effect would ventricular heart failure have on the position of ventricular function curve. 2. Why might atropine cause an increase in heart rate? 3. Why is potassium chloride part of the cocktail used in executions by lethal injection? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec23-07.htm8/15/2007 10:24:09 AM...
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