Page 15, History of Cardiovascular Physiology, Dr. D. Penney


The attached list of misconceptions was developed based on reading, past teaching experience, and conversations with students. All of the statements are incorrect. Some are rather elementary, such that many laymen would know they are incorrect, while others are more esoteric. I believe that understanding the physiology underlying these misconceptions is an excellent way to learn the material. Misconceptions are cited in the subsequent chapters of these notes by a number enclosed in a circle.

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