Hemodynamic terminology

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Hemodynamic terminology
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  1. total force opposing ventricular ejection
    afterload
  2. estimated surface of patient's body
    body surface area (BSA)
  3. cardiac output expressed per body surface area
    cardiac index
  4. the amount of blood pumped by the heart in 1 minute
    cardiac output
  5. pharmacological agent affecting heart rate
    chronotrope
  6. force of ventricular contraction independent of effect of preload and/or afterload
    contractility
  7. reduction of blood volume by pharmacological agents called diuretics
    diuresis
  8. percentage of ventricular volume emptying into the systemic vasculature
    ejection fraction
  9. number of heart beats in one minute
    heart rate
  10. supranormal level of Hgb
    hemoconcentration
  11. infranormal level of Hgb
    hemodilution
  12. protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen
    hemoglobin (Hgb)
  13. inadequate compensatory effect of heart rate (bradycardia)
    hypochronotropy
  14. inadequate level of blood volume
    hypovolemia
  15. excessive level of circulating blood volume
    hypervolemia
  16. supranormal value of Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)
    hypertension
  17. pharmacological agent affecting contractility
    inotrope
  18. time averaged arterial blood pressure
    Mean Arterial Pressure
  19. Non-invasive blood pressure
    NIBP
  20. myocardial fiber length at end diastole (EDV or EDP)
    preload
  21. noninvasive sensor to determine the approximate percentage of erythrocytes in arterial blood which carry oxygen to tissues (SpO2)
    Pulse oximetry
  22. number of breaths per minute
    respiratory rate
  23. volume of blood expelled by the left ventricle over one heartbeat interval indexed for body surface area
    stroke index
  24. amount of blood ejected by ventricle per contraction
    stroke volume
  25. supranormal value of stroke systemic vascular resistance index
    vasoconstriction
  26. infranormal value of stroke systemic vascular resistance index
    vasodilation
  27. therapy instituted to correct hypovolemia
    volume expansion (volume loading)
  28. therapy instituted to correct hypervolemia (volume overload)
    volume reduction (diuresis)

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