Chapter 5. Physiology

  1. Christopher Nicholson BA (Hons), MSc (Clinical Nursing), RGN

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988107.ch5

Heart Failure: A Clinical Nursing Handbook

Heart Failure: A Clinical Nursing Handbook

How to Cite

Nicholson, C. (2007) Physiology, in Heart Failure: A Clinical Nursing Handbook, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470988107.ch5

Author Information

  1. Cardiac Nurse Specialist—Heart Failure, Central Lancashire PCT

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057605

Online ISBN: 9780470988107

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Keywords:

  • physiology;
  • heart failure;
  • symptoms;
  • circulatory pump;
  • blood

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Normal Heart

  • The Failing Heart