FUNCTIONS OF CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

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CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM CONSISTS OF?

HEART, BLOOD VESSELS, AND BLOOD

TRANSPORTATION

O2 AND CO2, NEUTRIENTS, WASTE PRODUCTS

REGULATION

BODY TEMPERATURE (VASOCONSTRICTION/VASODILATION), INTERNAL ORGAN FUNCTION VIA HORMONES RELEASED INTO BLOODSTREAM BY THE ANS

PROTECTION

IMMUNE SYSTEM FIGHTS INFECTION, CLOTTING MECHANISM LIMITS BLOOD LOSS AND EXPOSURE TO INFECTIOUS ORGANISMS

LYMPHATIC SYSTEM

COMPRISED OF LYMPH NODES, LYMPH VESSELS & LYMPH

REMOVES EXCESS FLUID FROM TISSUES, FILTERS IT, & RETURNS IT TO THE BLOODSTREAM

WHAT DOES THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM DO?

FLITERING IS DONE BY ______________ & _____________ IN THE LYMPH NODES.

PHAGOCYTES/MACROPHAGES

LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AIDS WITH

FIGHTING INFECTION AND REMOVAL OF DEBRIS AND WASTE PRODUCTS FROM THE EXTRACELLULAR SPACE

LARGE NUMBER OF LYMPH NODES ARE LOCATED IN WHAT THREE PLACES?

NECK, AXILLA, GROIN

LYMPH NODES CAN BECOME SWOLLEN NEAR AREAS OF ___________________

INFECTION

ANY PROBLEM WITH THE LYMPH SYSTEM CAN CAUSE _______________________.

LYMPHEDEMA

SEVERE LYMPHEDEMA

ELAPHANTITIS

WHAT ARE THE THREE TREATMENTS OF LYMPHEDEMA?

MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE (LIGHT MASSAGE), COMPRESSION WRAPPING/GARMENTS-ACTIVE EXERCISE TO MAXIMIZE MUSCLE PUMPING ACTION

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