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Will acetylcholine raise cardiac output?

Will acetylcholine raise cardiac output?

No: Acetylcholine neurotransmission has an inhibitory effect on the heart, which lowers heart rate thereby decreasing cardiac output. ...Read more

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
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Cardiac Output (Definition)

Cardiac output is a measurement of the amount of blood a person's heart can pump out during a set amount of time. The measurements help doctors figure out how strong or weak ...Read more


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Is cardiac output the same as ef%?

Is cardiac output the same as ef%?

Related but not the : Same. Co is a mathematical calculation of the amount of blood pump by the left ventricle of your heart in one minute ( stroke volume x hr ). The ejection fraction is a measurement of the percentage of blood leaving your left ventricle every time contract. Can be measure by 2d echocardiogram, cardiac catheterization, nuclear scan, mri. Hope it help. ...Read more

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How does exercise affect the cardiac output?

How does exercise affect the cardiac output?

Exercise: In order to facilitate the increase in oxygen demand of the muscles during exercise, the heart rate and volume of blood per beat will go up. Cardiac output is the product of heart rate times stroke volume. Therefore cardiac output will increase with exercise. ...Read more

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How do beta-clockers increase cardiac output?

How do beta-clockers increase cardiac output?

They don't: Beta blockers do not increase cardiac output. If anything, they reduce cardiac output by reducing heart rate and the strength of contraction (contractility). ...Read more

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Least cardiac output is used by which organ..?

Least cardiac output is used by which organ..?

Please clarify: I'm not sure where you are going with this question but I will do my best to help. Most of the blood flow from the heart goes to vital organs such as the brain and kidneys. Some tissues and organs have variable blood flow according to conditional demand like muscle and skin. Connective tissues receive very little blood flow. ...Read more

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What can result in a decrease in cardiac output?

What can result in a decrease in cardiac output?

Many thinks: Heart failure can lead to decreased output which can occur for a variety of reasons, the major one being a heart attack. Very slow heart rate can also lead to a decreased co which is the product of stroke volume and heat rate. ...Read more

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What is the technical unit to measure cardiac output in?

What is the technical unit to measure cardiac output in?

L/min: It is measured in liters per minute. An average resting cardiac output would be about 5.6 l/min for males and 4.9 l/min for females. The cardiac output (co or q) = stroke volume × heart rate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if cardiac output increases / decreases?

Can you tell me if cardiac output increases / decreases?

Both: In a normal person, cardiac output increase with exertion then returns to a normal or resting level. With a malfunctioning heart, cardiac output is frequently considered low or subnormal. ...Read more

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What are some factors affecting abnormal cardiac output?

What are some factors affecting abnormal cardiac output?

Many factors: Heart muscle not getting enough blood - ischemia. Abnormal heart muscle - cardiomyopathy. Valve disease. High blood pressure or too much afterload. Abnormal pumping rhythm. Difficulty filling heart. ...Read more

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What happens to the body when cardiac output is low and high?

What happens to the body when cardiac output is low and high?

Cardiac output: Low cardiac output has low bp, high heart rate, cold, clammy, impaired mention, may be short of breath, decreased urine output . High cardiac output usually the obverse with warm, bounding pulses, increased BP may have increased urine output. ...Read more

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How can I maintain cardiac output?

Exercise: The only way is exercising so your heart can be more efficient . When you exercise your cardiac reserve and stroke volume increase. ...Read more

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How do you calculate? Cardiac output?

How do you calculate? Cardiac output?

Several: Can use 2d echo, mra of heart, and right heart cath. Cardiac output is the measure of how many liters per minute the blood is being circulated in the body. ...Read more

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How do blood levels affect cardiac output?

How do blood levels affect cardiac output?

Levels = volumes?: Blood levels meaning blood volumes? Cardiac output is the volume of blood being pumped by the heart per minute. It is calculated by stroke volume x heart rate. Stroke volume is the volume of blood pumped from one ventricle of the heart with each beat. ...Read more

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What is normal cardiac output during exercise?

What is normal cardiac output during exercise?

>30 liters/minute: Normal resting cardiac output is between 5 and 6 liters per minute but in very well trained athletes, cardiac output can increase substantially reaching numbers as high as 30 liters per minute. ...Read more

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How could vasoconstriction affect cardiac output?

How could vasoconstriction affect cardiac output?

It lowers it: Vasoconstriction increases the resistance to flow. This is called an afterload. It is like a pump having to pump water up a steep hill; it won't pump as well as on flat land. ...Read more

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How can an increased cardiac output help exercise?

How can an increased cardiac output help exercise?

Exercise increase CO: Exercise increases cardiac output as it usually increases both heart rate(hr) and stroke volume (sv) (amount of blood ejected by the heart in each beat) as cardiac output (co) = hr x sv. It is a compensatory mechanism to keep up with the demands of oxygen by the body doing exercise. If the cardiac output would not increase, the body would not be able to perform for long. ...Read more

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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more