The study of forces related to blood circulation in the body.
Examples of things studied in hemodynamics . . .
Blood pressure, arterial, venous
Hemodynamics is used to evaluate ...
Pressures are measured in a ...
Right heart cath
Pressures can be measured two ways. Those are ____ and _____.
To read pressures, we have ____signals and ____ signals.
Pressure exerted via the fluid in the catheter is the _____. This is connected to a transducer or ___ ____ that changes the signal. This results in an electrical expression, ___, of the force exerted and is displayed as ___.
Input, wheatstone bridge, output, waveforms
CVP or ____ _____ ______ i the pressure within the SVC. It reflects the amount of blood ____ to the hrart. It is often read via catheter inserted into the ____ vein.
Central venous pressure, returning, subclavian
Because there are no valves between the RA and SVC or IVC, the CVP and pressure of the RA should be ___.
RA pressures are often reported as a ___ pressure because of the small difference between ___ and ___ measurements.
Mean, systolic, diastolic
RA pressure is expressed in a waveform represented by the letters
a, c, x, v, y
The mean pressure of the RA is ___ and the O2 saturation is ____.