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Chapter-02 Cardiovascular System

BOOK TITLE: Practical Workbook of Human Physiology

Author
1. Nageswari K Sri
2. Sharma Rajeev
ISBN
9788180616044
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10667_2
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2006
Pages
18
Author Affiliations
1. Government Medical College, Chandigarh, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India
2. Government Medical College, Chandigarh, Bishen Skin Centre, Aligarh, Bishen Skin Centre, Aligarh, UP, India, Bishen Skin Clinic, Aligarh, Malhotra Nursing and Maternity Home (P) Ltd, 84, MG Road, Agra, India, e-mail: sharmarajeev76@gmail.com, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo; Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York
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Abstract

This chapter comprises eight experiments, out of which six experiments are to be performed by students and the other two are conducted by tutors and demonstrated to the students. The first experiment discusses the \'Examination of cardiovascular system\' under four headings, i.e. Inspection, Palpation, Percussion and Auscultation. Second experiment describes \'Examination of jugular venous pulse and Estimation of jugular venous pressure\'. The third and fourth experiments highlight the \'Method of measurement of Arterial blood pressure\' and \'Effect of change in posture and different types of Exercise on blood pressure\' respectively. The fifth and sixth experiments discuss \'Clinical examination of arterial pulse\' and various \'Cardiovascular endurance tests to assess the aerobic fitnessz\' of an individual. Demonstration experiments are: \'Recording of Pulse\' and \'Recording of ECG\'.

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