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Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

This chapter examines the circulatory system, heart, systemic circulation, and lymphatic system to establish a foundation for normal cardiovascular function. It focuses on the structure and function of various parts of the circulatory system to illustrate normal blood flow.

 

· Chapter 24, “Alterations of Cardiovascular Function”

 

This chapter presents the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, evaluation, and treatment of various cardiovascular disorders. It focuses on diseases of the veins and arteries, disorders of the heart wall, heart disease, and shock.

 

· Chapter 25, “Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children”

 

This chapter examines cardiovascular disorders that affect children. It distinguishes congenital heart disease from acquired cardiovascular disorders.

Hammer, G. D., & McPhee, S. J. (2019). Pathophysiology of disease: An introduction to clinical medicine (8th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

 

· Chapter 11, “Cardiovascular Disorders: Vascular Disease”

 

This chapter begins with an overview of the vascular component of the cardiovascular system and how the cardiovascular system is normally regulated. It then describes three common vascular disorders: atherosclerosis, hypertension, and shock.

Required Media

Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2012a). Alterations of cardiovascular functions PPT lecture. Baltimore, MD: Author.

 

This media presentation outlines common alterations of cardiovascular function, including disorders of the veins and arteries.

Review the animations, case studies, and review questions on the evolve textbook support link. http://evolve.elsevier.com/huether

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

http://millionhearts.hhs.gov/index.html

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

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