ECE_3820_lecture_8_2011 - Today(9/22 lecture#8 1...

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Today (9/22), lecture #8 1) Measurements of cardiac output. 2) Compartmental modeling. Tuesday (9/27), lecture #8 1) Quiz #4: Reading #4 and Prob #1 from HW #2. 2) Origin of biopotentials.
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Central Compartment Drug IN Drug OUT Compartment 3 Compartment 2 Compartmental Model Drug in the central compartment may equilibrate with one or more other compartments, such as the digestive system, blood (plasma), lymph system, specific cells/tissues, etc… Compartments might also be “unknown” or have no anatomic basis (a “black box”). Such compartments are used to simulate a physiologic system that absorbs, metabolizes, and excretes the drug.
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