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Pulse Pressure - MAC Version

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Description Pulse Pressure is a computer model that simulates the arterial pressure pulse. The user explores factors like heart rate, stroke volume, arterial compliance, and arterial resistance and see how they affect the arterial pulse pressure.
Type of Resource Assignment/Activity (Non-Laboratory/Non-Hands on Activity), Simulation, Software, Tutorial
Format Zipped File - ZIP - 24.71 MB
Technical Note This Mac version does not require a runtime engine and should run in any of the recent versions of OS X. The worksheet is a Word file. Before attempting to download it, go to System Preferences and Security Settings and "Allow applications downloaded from anywhere."
A.P. (Pete) Shepherd, University of Texas Health Science Center
Development Date April 1, 1987
Grade/Age Levels Undergraduate upper division (Grades 15-16)
Professional (degree program)
Medical Objectives
in Physiology
Arterial pressure and circulation, Cardiac cycle, Cardiac output and venous return, Fluid dynamics
Learning Time <=1 hour
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed By LifeSciTRC Board
Review Date November 10, 2014
Funding Source None
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