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Blood flows through special channels in its course around the body. It needs to travel around the body in special channels that transport it around the body and help it to traverse the different systems. The course it follows is from the aorta to the arteriole to the capillary to the venule and...

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A physiologic s3 is common in children and young adults.-an s3 heart sound, also called a ventricular gallop, occurs early in diastole when blood is flowing from the atria into the ventricles and causes vibrations. s3 is a physiologic heart sound in children, young adults, and pregnant females in...

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A low hemoglobin level signifies that the person probably has anemia and there are different possible causes for it. One of the possible causes for this is letter C. The low hemoglobin content may be due to heavy menstrual flow.

There are some women who experience this because of...

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The baroreceptor will start to respond when it notes some changes with the blood pressure. Baroreceptors, in general, respond to different changes in pressure so this is not a surprise. These are usually located in the aorta of the heart.

They can also be seen in the carotid arteries....

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The sinoatrial node stimulates the heart. This is what starts the heartbeat. However, the other things listed in the answers also have a part in getting the heart to beat. The previous answer has the correct order of the steps for getting the heart to beat. I’ll focus on what the...

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Patent ductus arteriosus-ventricular septal defect- regurgitation occurs through the defect, resulting in a holosystolic murmur. the murmur is loud, coarse, high-pitched, and heard at the lsb, third to fifth ics. atrial septal defect- regurgitation occurs through the defect resulting in a harsh,...

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€Cardiac rehabilitation is not a cure but can help restore you to many of your former activities.”

Such a response does not have false hope to the client but is positive and realistic. The answer tells the client what cardiac rehabilitation is and does not dwell on his negativity...

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Reflects electrical impulse beginning at the SA node
Reflects atrial muscle depolarization
Has a duration of normally 0.11 seconds or less.

In a client who has had an ECG. the P wave represents the activation of the electrical impulse in the SA node. which is then transmitted to...

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Ventricular tachycardia

Ventricular tachycardia is characterized by the absence of P waves. wide QRS complexes (usually greater than 0.14 second). and a rate between 100 and 250 impulses per minute. The rhythm is usually regular.

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is characterized by a loss of P waves; an undulating. wavy baseline; QRS duration that is often within normal limits; and an irregular ventricular rate. which can range from 60 to 100 beats per minute (when controlled with medications) to 100 to 160...

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