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Arterial BP

Aterial Blood Pressure

What is the definition of Arterial BP? FORCE exerted by Blood against the Arterial walls
What creates Arterial BP? CONTRACTION of Heart and Blood Vessels
What is the definition of Systole? pressure during Ventricular CONTRACTION
What is the definition of Diastole? pressure during Ventricular RELAXATION
When is more Stroke Volume moving? during DIASTOLE
What would a weak pulse indicate? LOW Systole or HIGH Diastole
What would cause a LOW Systole? Hemmorage
What is Ateriosclerosis? Hardening of Ateries
What is Atherosclerosis? Lipid deposits in Arterioles
What is the normal adult Arterial BP? 120 Systolic/80mm Hg Diastolic
What isthe significance of Mean Arterial Pressure? = the overall that is dictating Blood Flow
What is the Pulse Pressure of a normal adult? (systolic - diastolic) = 40mm Hg
What is the normal adults MAP? 120/80 avg = 93mm Hg
How much of the Stroke Volume leaves the Heart during Systole? 1/3 SV into Arterioles
How much of the Stroke Volume leaves the Heart during Diastole? 2/3 SV into Arterioles
Created by: Kristel