Pathophysiology: The Vascular System
The adult human has about six quarts of blood that move through the vasculature in his or her body three times per minute, a circuit that is equal to 12,000 miles. That is four times the distance from the California shore to the beaches of the East Coast of the United States.
This program describes disorders that can afflict the arteries, veins, and capillaries of the vascular system. When used with "Pathophysiology: Cardiac Pathology parts 1 and 2, it provides a complete overview of pathologies of the cardiovascular system.
After completing this course, the learner should be able to identify and describe disorders of the vascular system including:
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Raynauds disease