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    Regulating Blood Pressure

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    Regulation of blood pressure including preload, afterload, hormones, and blood vessel arrangement. This is a Word document (.doc).

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    • Blood pressure =cardiac output x peripheral resistance
    • Cardiac output=heart rate x stroke volume
    • If the others are held constant, *usually an increase in HR will increase blood pressure and an increase in stroke volume will increase pressure
    • Stroke volume is affected by preload, afterload, and total volume in the system
    • Increased preload increases stroke volume (to a point) via the Frank-Starling law of the ...

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    Regulation of blood pressure is reviewed.

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