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Stoke Volume
The amount of blood pumped into the cardiovascular system as a result of one heart contraction.
Contractility
The extent and velocity of muscle fiber shorting.
Preload
The passive stretching force exerted on the ventricular at the end of distole.
Afterload
The pressure the ventricular muscles must generate to overcome the higher pressure in the aorta.
Anaerobic Metabolism
Metabolism without oxygen.
Respiratory Alkalosis
A decrease in the blood CO2, an increase in blood pH, and a deficiency of carbonic acid.
The 3 Stages of Shock
Compensated, Decompensated, Irreversible,
The 5 Types of Shock
Hypovolemic, Cardiogenic, Neurogenic, Anaohylactic, Septic Shock.
Perfusion
The process by which oxygenated blood is deliverd to the body's tissue