CV Review, Essentials, Develop. Physiol., Dr. D. Penney

Table 1.02 - The Reynolds Equation.

Re = vrp/Eta

vstenosis, exercise, patent ductus arteriosus (shunt), cuff pressure between systolic and diastolic (arteriosclerotic plaque?)
pnot clinically important in blood (1.045)
rproduces changes in v
Etadecreased hematocrit (anemia)

Note: turbulence damages blood vessel walls, increasing tendency for turbulence

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