BISC220 Lab 7 expected results

BISC220 Lab 7 expected results - Chapter 7: Circulation...

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Chapter 7: Circulation There is no standard expected results for this lab. But healthy systolic/diastolic pressure is around 120/80 mmHg . If the systolic pressure turned out to be as high as 150 mmHg , consider the possibility of hypertension and try to see a doctor. Post lab questions 19. Males have lower heart rates than females. Also, athletes and people who exercise more will have lower heart rates. 20. large meals, emotion, nervousness, anxiety, excitement, anger, etc. 21. A lot of different factors (age, sex, amount of exercise, etc) affect heart rate. Also, heart rate can adjust rather quickly and is sensitive to physical exertion and body position. 23. The sounds you hear at this point are of the systolic pressure (highest arterial pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vesels) The sound from each beat indicates that blood is passing through the artery. At this point (the first sound being heard), the cuff’s pressure is equal to that of the Systolic Pressure. 24. Cuffing causes constriction and turbulent flow, but when turbulence ends, blood goes back to normal
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2009 for the course BISC 220 taught by Professor Mcclure during the Spring '09 term at USC.

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