During pregnancy, the fetal lungs are not used for breathing—the placenta does the work of exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide through the mother's circulation. With the first breaths of air the baby takes at birth, the fetal circulation changes.
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Fun infographic about the heart valves, part of the incredible cardiovascular machine by Texas Heart Institute.
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Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology *Part 1* Fundamentals - YouTube
I love simple explanations to share with patients.
picture of the coronary arteries - Google Search
Points for ausculating heart sounds--aortic, pulmonic, Erb's, tricupsid, mitral
small cardiac vein - Google Search
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