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Figure 2: Chest computer tomography images showing giant right atrium and biological valve prosthesis. Backward blood flow reduces your heart's ability to pump blood to the rest of your body. Screening for intermediate risk factors for coronary heart disease: Systematic evidence synthesis. Maybe we can zoom in right over here, that part of the artery. Jugular venous pulsation can be noted in normal animals but typically does not extend beyond the thoracic inlet. It has been a powerhouse partnership that has already saved lives and will continue to do so: over the past three years, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada, has placed 3,234 automated external defibrillators in rinks and rec centres coast to coast to coast, and trained more than 25,000 people how to use them.

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Publisher: Science Press; 2nd edition edition (December 31, 1996)

ISBN: 1858731429

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