The heart and circulation
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Overview
Animation of heart monitor
Picture 1.1 A screen from a heart monitor.
Humans are made up of billions of cells. Each one needs its own supply of nutrients & oxygen and to have its waste products removed. That is the job of the heart and circulation.
Contents
There are 6 sections (and a quiz) in this electronic resource (e-source):
  1. The body's transport system
  2. Blood pressure
  3. Heart structure and action
  4. Supply and demand
  5. Heart risks
  6. Modern medicines
  7. Quiz
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