- 14.1: Describe the heart and its position in the body.
- 14.2: Name the four chambers of the heart.
- 14.3: What is the myocardium? What is the endocardium?
- 14.4: Describe the two layers of the pericardium. What is the function of...
- 14.5: Define or explain pericarditis and pericardial effusion.
- 14.6: What is systole? What is diastole?
- 14.7: Name and give the locations of the four heart valves.
- 14.8: Explain what is meant by a mitral valve prolapse.
- 14.9: Explain what occurs in a myocardial infarction.
- 14.10: Trace the flow of blood from the superior vena cava to the aorta.
- 14.11: What is angina pectoris?
- 14.12: Trace the path and name the structures involved in the conduction s...
- 14.13: What is heart block? What is bradycardia? What is tachycardia?
- 14.14: What is fibrillation? Which is more dangerous, atrial fibrillation ...
- 14.15: Identify the factors that affect heart rate and stroke volume.
- 14.16: Differentiate between stroke volume and cardiac output.
- 14.17: Explain how the tracings on an ECG relate to the electrical activit...
- 14.18: Explain how right heart failure is usually caused by left heart fai...
- 14.19: It has been determined that Danny has a heart rate of 72 beats per ...
- 14.20: How does an angiography differ from a normal radiographic (x-ray) p...
- 14.21: Match each heart disorder in Column A with its corresponding descri...
- 14.22: Match each heart disorder in Column A with its corresponding descri...
- 14.23: Match each heart disorder in Column A with its corresponding descri...
- 14.24: Match each heart disorder in Column A with its corresponding descri...
Solutions for Chapter 14: The Heart
Full solutions for The Human Body in Health & Disease | 6th Edition
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