CHAPTER 14 Overview of the Circulation; Medical Physics of Pressure, Flow, and Resistance
Circulation Basic Theory of Circulatory Function Interrelationships Among Pressure, Flow, and Resistance Blood Flow Blood Pressure Resistance to Blood Flow Effects of Pressure on Vascular Resistance and Tissue Blood Flow
CHAPTER 15 Vascular Distensibility and Functions of the Arterial and Venous Systems Vascular Distensibility
Vascular Compliance (or Vascular Capacitance)
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This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.