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Cardiovascular Physiology Lab AssignmentNote:For your quiz/exam, you are responsible for all information in the lab manual for theseactivities (including the Cardiac Cycle) and in the resources posted on the module overviewpage, not just the questions you are answering for this assignment.Heart Sounds1.A. What causes the first heart sound (“lub”)?
B. Regarding the cardiac cycle, when would the first heart sound be heard?At thebeginning of ___
2.A. What causes the second heart sound (“dup”)?
B. Regarding the cardiac cycle, when would the second heart sound be heard?At thebeginning of __
3.Indicate which individual valve closure you would hear if you placed the stethoscope atthese locations on the thorax.A. Aortic valveB. Tricuspid valveC. pulmonary valveD. mitral valve
Pulse Points4.Briefly describe the procedure used to take the pulse.
5.A. When you palpated the pulse, which pulse point (artery) had the greatest amplitude?
B.Explain why the amplitude is greatest in that artery.
6.A. When you palpated the pulse, which pulse point (artery) had the least amplitude?
B.Explain why the amplitude is least in that artery.
7.Pulse points are also known as pressure points because they can be compressed to stopblood flow into distal tissues during hemorrhage.What pressure point (artery) would youcompress to help stop bleeding from the following areas?A.
B.
C.
Blood Pressure8.Answer the following questions about the procedure used to measure blood pressure…A.What instrument is used to measure blood pressure?*use the fancy medical term for it
B.What other instrument is required to measure blood pressure?C.In which artery is blood pressure usually taken?
D.*The first tapping sounds heard as cuff pressure is gradually released are called the___
*These tapping sounds are indicative of and recorded as the _Systolic_____________bloodpressure.*What causes these tapping sounds?
E.*As cuff pressure continues to be released, the tapping sounds become louder and thendisappear. This disappearance of the sound is indicative of and recorded as__

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