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Cardiac output

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Cardiac Output, Stroke volume, EDV, ESV, Ejection Fraction

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Cardiac Output - MEDZCOOL

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CARDIAC OUTPUT vs STROKE VOLUME (NURSING)

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Biology Help: What is Cardiac Output? w/ example

Cardiac output, is a term used in cardiac physiology that describes the volume of blood being pumped by the heart, in particular by the left or right ventricle, per unit time. Cardiac output is the product of the heart rate (HR), or the number of heart beats per minute (bpm), and the stroke volume (SV), which is the volume of blood pumped from the ventricle per beat; thus, CO = HR × SV. Values for cardiac output are usually denoted as L/min. For a healthy person weighing 70 kg, the cardiac output at rest averages about 5 L/min; assuming a heart rate of 70 beats/min, the stroke volume would be approximately 70 mL.
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