Cardiovascular System Essays and Term Papers

  • Cardiovascular System

    Cardiovascular system: The circulatory system: The circulatory system is made up of the vessels and the muscles that help and control the flow of the blood around the body. This process is called circulation. The main parts of the system are the heart, arteries, capillaries and veins. As blood begins...

      3946 Words | 12 Pages   Cardiac dysrhythmia, Diastole, Human heart, Electrocardiography

  • The Cardiovascular System

    Abstract The cardiovascular system of a human being is extremely complex when it comes to diseases. There are so many diverse parts in the system which also means that there are many things that can go wrong. The parts of the cardiovascular system are as follows: blood, blood vessels...

      1622 Words | 5 Pages   Atherosclerosis, Heart, Myocardial infarction, Hypertension

  • The Cardiovascular System

     Assignment 3 | (Student) Daniel Cork The Cardiovascular System- The cardiovascular system is made up of the heart, blood vessels and blood. The heart is a myogenic muscle, meaning that it can contract without any nervous supply. It is composed of cardiac muscle which is built up of cells that are...

      3963 Words | 15 Pages   Lung volumes, Nasal cavity, Larynx, Pulmonary alveolus

  • Cardiovascular System

     Cardiovascular System is the body system that consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood. The Cardiovascular System carries needed substances to cells and carries waste products away from cells. In addition, blood contains cells that fight disease. Like the roads that link all parts of...

      444 Words | 2 Pages   Circulatory system, Artery, Capillary, Blood vessel

  • Cardiovascular System

    http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/health-information/directory/c/the-cardiovascular-system#textBlock262235 cardiovascular system is a network made up of blood vessels and your heart, which is responsible for pumping blood and oxygen around your body. It also transports carbon dioxide, a waste product...

      2087 Words | 5 Pages   Blood cell, Red blood cell, Lymph, Interstitial fluid

  • Cardiovascular System

    Body Systems Cardiovascular System - relates to the heart, blood vessels and circulation in the body. The cardiovascular system, also known as the circulatory system, refers to the network that transports blood throughout the body. It is composed of the heart, blood vessels, and blood. There are...

      965 Words | 3 Pages   Vein, Artery, Atrioventricular node, Circulatory system

  • Cardiovascular System

    1. Why do we need a cardiovascular system? Because we need to get oxygen through our system. 2. Make sure you know which circuits the left and right heart pump into (pulmonary or systemic). Also know the status of blood (fully oxygenated or not) at -the aorta: Left,systematic, and fully oxygenated...

      474 Words | 2 Pages   Vein, Circulatory system, Atrium (heart), Smooth muscle tissue

  • Cardiovascular System

    Cardio-vascular system Blood pressure Introduction Blood pressure (BP) is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessels. This happens when the left ventricle contracts and the blood rushes out the aorta. The pressure will be highest in the arteries which are designed...

      1391 Words | 6 Pages   Cardiac cycle, Heart rate, Pulse, Heart sounds

  • The Cardiovascular System

    The Cardiovascular System David Clarke is 30 years old, stands 6’ and weights 225 lbs. He commutes between Miami where he is a full time student, and Hialeah, where he works as a paramedic. He sleeps only two to four hours per night. Brian is overweight and does very little exercise. He also admits...

      1806 Words | 5 Pages   Atrium (heart), Thrombosis, Vein, Coronary circulation

  • cardiovascular system

    CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM OF THE HEAD NECK The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels, and the approximately 5 liters of blood that the blood vessels transport. Responsible for transporting oxygen, nutrients, hormones, and cellular waste products throughout the body, the cardiovascular...

      8674 Words | 34 Pages   Ulnar artery, Elbow, Brachial artery, Hand

  • Cardiovascular system

     Cardiovascular System Cardiac Conduction System Steps of the impulse: S-A node (sinoatrial node) When the SA node contracts it generates nerve impulses that travel throughout the heart wall causing both atria to contract. Atrial Syncytium The atrial syncytium is a network of cardiac muscle...

      299 Words | 2 Pages   Purkinje fibers, Atrioventricular node, Cardiac dysrhythmia, Sinoatrial node

  • Cardiovascular System

    The cardiovascular system is an organ system comprised of the heart, blood and blood vessels. The cardiovascular system forms a part of the circulatory system, which circulates blood, lymph and oxygen throughout the body. The cardiovascular system works in conjunction with the digestive system to move...

      518 Words | 2 Pages   Artery, Circulatory system, Cardiac cycle, Vein

  • Cardiovascular System

    The Cardiovascular System The cardiovascular system consists of a heart and an enclosed system of blood vessels categories into arteries, capillaries and veins. The heart is a muscle about the size of the fist; its wall is made up of a muscle known as the Cardiac Muscle, and is located between the...

      534 Words | 2 Pages   Circulatory system, Endocardium, Blood pressure, Capillary

  • Cardiovascular System

    OBJECTIVES: 1. List the organs that compose the cardiovascular system and discuss the general functions of this system. 2. Describe the location, size, and orientation of the human heart. 3. Define the term cardiology. 4. Describe the structure of the heart in terms of its coverings, layers, chambers...

      5982 Words | 38 Pages   Aortic insufficiency, Heart failure, Embolism, QRS complex

  • The Cardiovascular System

    will outline the anatomy and physiology of these three body systems; The Cardiovascular system, The Respiratory system and The Digestive system. The Cardiovascular System The cardiovascular system, also known as the circulatory system, consists of the heart, blood vessels and approximately 5 litres...

      4873 Words | 15 Pages   Circulatory system, Bronchus, Mucus, Pulmonary alveolus

  • Cardiovascular system

    The cardiovascular system The heart is the centre of the cardiovascular system, situated in the left-hand side of our chest beneath the sternum, the heart is a muscular pump that drives blood into and through the arteries in order to be delivered to our working muscles and tissues. The heart is surrounded...

      3706 Words | 8 Pages   Larynx, Pharynx, Trachea, Bronchus

  • The Cardiovascular System

    The Cardiovascular System The heart is one the primary organs in our body. The cardiovascular (CV) system is made up of the heart, the blood and the vessels through which blood travels. The CV system works in sequence with the respiratory system to maintain homeostasis. The heart acts as...

      1056 Words | 3 Pages   Systemic circulation, Pulmonary circulation, Hemoglobin, Circulatory system

  • Cardiovascular System

    Septum separates the left side from the right side Has a mass of between 250 and 350 grams About the size of a fist Half portion of the cardiovascular system Carries oxygen-depleted blood away from the heart, to the lungs, returns oxygenated blood back to the heart Carries oxygenated blood...

      764 Words | 7 Pages   Cardiac cycle, Blood pressure, Sphygmomanometer, Human heart

  • Cardiovascular System

    retention.- Dry mouth.- Blurred vision.- Gastrointestinal problems.Other side-effects - Injection may cause transient hypotension or central nervous system (CNS) stimulation and may be irritant.- Palpitations/arrythmias.- Hypotension.- Hypersensitivity reactions.- Extrapyramidal effects.- Dizziness and...

      1110 Words | 4 Pages   Paracetamol toxicity, Breastfeeding, Depression (mood), Adverse effect

  • Cardiovascular System

    1. Your 2 day post-acute MI patient is taking Lopressor 50mg po qd. Why? Explain how this drug decreases myocardial workload and its relationship to preload and/or afterload. Which cardiac markers would still be elevated in this client? For patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI), beta blocker...

      339 Words | 1 Pages   Myocardial infarction, Systole (medicine), Beta blocker, Blood pressure

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