Ch. 18 - Cardiovascular Physiology II: Blood, Blood Vessels, Circulation, and ExchangeWorksheetSee all chapters
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Ch. 2 - Molecules and Molecular Interactions
Ch. 3 - Cells and Tissues
Ch. 4 - Cell Metabolism: Bioenergetics, Enzymes, and Respiration
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Ch. 6 - Cell Communication
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Ch. 13 - The Nervous System II: The Central Nervous System
Ch. 14 - The Autonomic Nervous System
Ch. 15 - Sensory Physiology
Ch. 16 - The Endocrine System
Ch. 17 - Cardiovascular Physiology I: The Heart
Ch. 18 - Cardiovascular Physiology II: Blood, Blood Vessels, Circulation, and Exchange
Ch. 19 - The Urinary System
Ch. 20 - Respiratory Physiology
Ch. 21 - Acid-Base Balance-- Controlling Blood pH
Ch. 22 - Introduction to the Immune System
Ch. 23 The Lymphatic System
Ch. 23 - The Digestive System
Ch. 24 - Regulation of Metabolism and Energy Balance
Ch. 25 - Human Sexual Reproduction and Development

Concept #2: Hydrostatic vs. Osmotic Pressure

Concept #3: Starling Equation of Ultrafiltration

Concept #4: Bulk Flow Along the Length of a Capillary

Practice: Which of the following variables in the Starling Equation favor flow out of the capillary into the interstitial space? (Choose all that apply.)

Practice: A 23-year-old man is admitted to the hospital for an appendectomy. As part of the procedure he is given an intravenous infusion of normal saline (basically the same as blood plasma, with the same concentrations of all solutes as normal blood plasma). A mistake is made and the man is given 3 L of fluid, causing a huge increase in his blood plasma volume. Which of the following Starling Equation variables will be directly affected by this increase in plasma volume and how will it affect net bulk flow? (Recall that a positive value of Φ corresponds to net outward flow of fluid from the capillary to the interstitial space.)