Definitions from Lab 4

Definitions from Lab 4 - Pulse Pressure – pressure change...

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4/5/11 Cardiovascular Definitions and Equations Heart Rate – the number of ventricular contractions per minute Stroke Volume – amount of blood ejected by each ventricle per contraction Cardiac Output – amount of blood pumped per minute (HR x SV) Systolic BP – maximum pressure exerted against the arterial walls, corresponds to the pressure the ventricles must generate during systole Diastolic BP – minimum or baseline pressure exerted against the arterial walls between systoles
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Unformatted text preview: Pulse Pressure – pressure change caused by systole 4/5/11 Cardiovascular Definitions and Sphygmomanometer Stethoscope Occlusion – closing; using pressure to squeeze the vessel shut Auscultation – to listen to sounds in the body 4/5/11 Cardiovascular Definitions and Equations Venous distension – stretching in the veins to accommodate a greater blood volume Venous pooling – large volumes of blood accumulating in the veins Central venous return – amount of blood returning through the veins to the heart...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course NPB 101L taught by Professor Goldberg during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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