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Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure

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Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure Need To Know - without sufficient blood pressure. - the body cells will not receive oxygen and nutrients to survive.
Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure High Blood Pressure/Causes - high blood pressure = - strain on the heart -will eventually cause heart failure - increase risk of stroke
Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure 3 Factors That Control Blood Pressure - heart - blood - vessels
Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure 3 Factors That Control Blood Pressure/Heart - the heart is the pump that creates the blood pressure. - changes in the heart will affect: * increase in HR/Strength will increase BP * decrease in HR/Strength will decrease BP
Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure 3 Factors That Control Blood Pressure/Blood - the amount of blood and fluid in the circulatory system will affect. * Excessive fluids- increased pressure * Loss of fluids - decrease pressure
Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure 3 Factors That Control Blood Pressure/Vessels - the condition of blood vessels will cause the blood pressure to change. * Vessel Constriction- increased pressure * Vessel Dilation- decrease pressure
Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure Changes in Hemodynamics - changes in hemodynamics measurements would reveal that one of these factors has been altered.
Hemodynamics/Physiology of Blood Pressure Monitoring Blood Pressure - is especially important with critically ill patients so that changes can be quickly corrected and adequate blood flow maintained.
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