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hemodynamic quiz


Force exceted against wall of vessel by blood Blood Pressure
Low blood pressure Hypotension
High blood pressure Hypertension
Low blood volume Hypovolemia
High blood volume Hypervolemia
Tissue and organs recive inadequate blood flow Shcok
Average blood pressure, pressure of blood against the walls of any blood vessel Mean arterial pressure
Amount of blood pumped by the heart, left and right ventricle each minute Cardiac output
Amount of blood left ventricle ejects into the systemic circulation in one minute Cardiac Index
Volume of blood ejected by the ventricles with each contraction Stroke Volume
The initial streching of the cardiac muscle prio to contraction (Diastole) Preload
Resistance in which the ventricle must overcome to eject blood out Afterload
Number of beats per minute Heart Rate
Arteriolar constriction throughout the body, reflects afterlaod of left ventricle Systemic Vascular Resistance
The resistance which the right ventricle must eject blood, relfects afterload of the right ventricle Pulmonary Vascular Resistance
The right arterial pressure, blood pressure within the venous compartment Central Venous Pressure
Measures blood pressure in the pulmonary artery, right ventricle ejects blood into the pulmonary circulation Pulmonary Artery Pressure
The left arterial pressure is measured here Pulmonary capillary Wedge Pressure
The nomarl range for Cardiac Output 4-8L/min
Normal range for Cardiac Index 2.5-4.2L/min
Normal range for Stroke Volume 60-130mL
Normal range for PAP 20-30/6-12
Nomarl mean for PAP 10-20mmHg
Normal range for PCWP 4-12mmHg
Normal range for CVP 0-8mmHg
Created by: latoswats