Saturday, August 08, 2009

Back to Basics: The Cardiac Cycle

A nice introductory video appeared over at Not Nurse Ratched's blog that is worth sharing on the "plumbing" (blood flow) behind the cardiac cycle. It's worth viewing for anyone puzzled over how the heart pumps blood throughout the body:

How this mechanical pumping action is initiated by the heart's "electrical" system can be viewed on our introductory video about atrial fibrillation.


1 comment:

Adam Thompson, EMT-P said...

Head on over to my blog, I recently started a tutorial that's main focus will be electrocardiography. A basic cardiology review was called for..