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Chapter 8: The Cardiovascular System Edited by Melanie Hagen, MD
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The Cardiovascular System: Examining the Heart and Blood Vessels Overview Anatomy of the heart and great vessels The heart as a pump, blood pressure Beginning the examination — The vital signs: blood pressure  and heart rate Jugular venous pressure (JVP) and pulsations; carotid pulse Chest wall and apical impulse/PMI Auscultation: S1 and S2; S3 and S4 Auscultation: describing cardiac murmurs
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The Heart and Great Vessels: Anatomy
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Know Your Surface Landmarks Can you count interspaces? identify your own . ..   the midsternal line  the midclavicular line  the anterior axillary line  the midaxillary line
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Visualize the Chambers of the Heart and  Important Great Vessels Test yourself Can you visualize the circulation through: the superior and inferior vena cavas the right atrium and the right ventricle ventricle the pulmonary arteries  the left atrium and left ventricle the aorta and the aortic arch
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The Heart as a Pump: Key Points for Examining the Heart Remember  the heart chambers and valves  and the  forward  flow of blood  from right side of the heart  through the pulmonary arteries and veins to the  left side of the heart Combine this knowledge with careful examination  and systematic clinical reasoning This will lead you to correct identification of valvular  and congestive heart disease
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The Heart as a Pump:  The Cardiac Cycle of Systole and Diastole Systole  — The ventricles  contract The right ventricle pumps blood into the pulmonary arteries  (pulmonic valve is  open ) The left ventricle pumps blood into the aorta (aortic valve is 
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course BMS 6015 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at University of Florida.

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