UT Arlington NURS 3366 - peripheral circulation notes (15 pages)

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University of Texas at Arlington
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Nurs 3366 - Pathophysiologic Processes: Implications for Nursing

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1 Nursing 3366 Pathologic Processes Implications for Nursing Lecture Notes Disorders of the Circulatory System Objectives outcomes for entire circulatory system lecture DESCRIBE DISCUSS IDENTIFY 1 influences upon and results of appropriate forward effective oxygenated blood flow through the heart and peripheral system such as normal cardiac structure cardiac cycle cardiac output preload afterload AKA vascular resistance contractility neuroelectrical status of the heart status of peripheral vessels perfusion of tissues 2 relationship between derangements of the above structural and hemodynamic processes and the etiological factors clinical manifestations diagnostics and basic treatment modalities of disorders such as arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis peripheral arterial disease venous disorders hypertension coronary artery disease stable angina and acute coronary syndrome valvular disorders heart failure cardiogenic shock Outline I Overview of circulatory system Potentially confusing terms and A Potentially confusing terms Key overarching concepts can be B Some key overarching conceptsfound in the cardiac portion of the circulation notes II Venous disorders A A P of veins B Peripheral venous disorders C Treatment nursing implications of venous problems III Arterial disorders A A P of arteries B Pathogenesis of arterial disorders C Specific arterial diseases D Treatment nursing implications of arterial problems KNOW THE BASIC PATH OF BLOOD FORWARDS AND BACKWARDS a See cardiac portion of the circulation notes b parts II III of this lecture mostly focus on issues of flow outside the heart or peripheral flow aorta major arteries in legs ileac femoral popliteal pedal arteries D P P T arterioles of tissue beds of legs and feet capillary beds gas exchange here O2 from blood to tissue CO2 from tissue to blood venules veins of feet legs inferior vena cava 2 arteries oxygenated blood out and away from heart veins deoxygenate d blood in and towards the heart II A Venous



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