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What does the right heart receive ?

Deoxygenated blood from systemic circulation
Directs deoxygenated blood to pulmonary circulation

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What does the left heart receive ?

Oxygenated blood from pulmonary circulation
Returns it to systemic circulation

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What is atrial natriuretic peptide released from?

Atrial muscle cells

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What does ANP do?

Works to reduce blood volume
Decreases aldosterone secretion

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Where are beta 1 adrenoreceptors concentrated?

Cardiac ventricles

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What does the carotid sinus contain?

Baroreceptors

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What is the normal duration of the ST segment ?

0.08 seconds

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What % of cardiac output is received by skin?

2%

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A wave of JVP

Atrial contraction

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C wave of JVP

Ventricular contraction

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V wave of JVP

Venous filling

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X wave

Atrial relaxation

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Y wave

Rapid emptying of atrium in to ventricle via tricuspid valve