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Heart position

Heart position --> electrical heart position

a description of the hearts assumed electrical habitus based upon the form of the qrs complexes in leads avl, avf, V1, and V6. Sometimes loosely (and inaccurately) used to describe the frontal plane electric axis.

Synonym: heart position.

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Re: QRS complex

remember your vectors back in physics. The heart is in a tilted position. the action potential moves accordingly.

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by david23
Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:22 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: QRS complex
Replies: 4
Views: 6551

Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc

... for a given genetic background, and genetic change shifts the position of that spectrum. If they have technology to resist the environment ... probably have more red blood cells, a stronger diaphragm, a stronger heart, etc. This would allow them to (for example) exert themselves for longer ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue May 29, 2012 4:32 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc
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Views: 4563

chamber?! left or right?

... right side. If, in another meaning of observation, you tell by the position or directionality of the Aorta, Venae cavae, etc. Normally, the heart will be facing you as if it was a patient, whether on paper, replica, or actual heart.

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by ChesneMD
Sat Dec 24, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: chamber?! left or right?
Replies: 1
Views: 1127

need your advice on writing an essay

... role did Aristotelianism play in Harvey's work on the movement of the heart and the circulation of the blood? 2)How did physicians and literature ... to score marks? I know it depends on the person,if you were in my position which one would you choose and your reasons please! I am in my final ...

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by kajas2624
Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need your advice on writing an essay
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Views: 1495

Re: the hard working liver

... feet said, "since I carry man where he wants to go and get him in position to do what the brain wants, then I should be the boss." The ... going, I should be the boss." And so it went with the eyes, the heart, the lungs, and all the other parts of the body, each giving the reason ...

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by Gavin
Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the hard working liver
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