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Important concepts for Human Cardiovascular System General structure of heart How cardiac output, heart rate and stroke volume are related Characteristics of vasculature o How compliance and capacitance are related o What vessels are more/less compliant and why Pressures in vasculature o Diastolic, systolic, pulse pressure, MAP
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Unformatted text preview: o Distribution of blood in body o Effects of gravity (ie posture) What does this do to pressure, capacitance, venous return, SV Baroreceptor reflex Autonomic nervous system o How to use a blood pressure cuff Reactive and active hyperemia Cardiovascular responses to exercise The dive reflex...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2010 for the course NPB101L 83009 taught by Professor Liets during the Winter '09 term at UC Davis.

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