ISBN-10:
0443073082
ISBN-13:
9780443073083
Pub. Date:
04/13/2005
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
The Cardiovascular System: Systems of the Body Series / Edition 1

The Cardiovascular System: Systems of the Body Series / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780443073083
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/13/2005
Series: Systems of the Body Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, UK

Specialist Registrar in Paediatric Cardiology, Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, UK

Consultant in Histopathology and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, UK

Table of Contents

A design specification for the cardiovascular system. Cardiac muscle structure and function. The heart as a pump: valve function and valve disease. Regulation of cardiac function. Blood supply to the heart. Heart failure. The elctrocardiogram. Large blood vessels. Resistance blood vessels.Arterial blood pressure. Capilliary function and lymphatic system. Fetal cardiovascular system and congenital heart disease. Exercise and the cardiovascular system. Haemorrhage and circulatory shoock.

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