Unformatted text preview: 2. Apply the Starling Equilibrium to problems of fluid retention. 3. Understand the mechanisms underlying control of blood flow. III. Sample Problems: 1. What effect would increasing the interstitial fluid pressure have on fluid transfer across the capillary membrane? 2. Why is the interstitial fluid pressure negative? 3. Why do older people with vericose veins suffer from peripheral edema? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec26-07.htm8/15/2007 10:24:10 AM...
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- Fall '08
- Physiology, Capillary, Blood vessel, peripheral edema, Starling, interstitial fluid pressure