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Meningitis

...  develop problems during the early stages of their illness. These complications require specific treatment and also indicate severe illness or sometimes, a worse prognosis. The infections may cause a systematic inflammatory response syndrome or sepsis, along with declining blood pressure and a swift heart rate. This may lead to a lack of blood supply to one’s organs. Because of the  ...

Arteries of the Neck and Head

...  arteries of the head and neck allow blood to circulate properly on the upper parts of the systematic loop. The circulation originates from the aortic arch and the arteries supplying the blood, including the left common carotid artery, the brachiocephalic artery and the left subclavian artery. Blood goes from the head and neck through the jugular vein and the subclavian vein. The  ...

Conduction System of the Heart

...  diastole. The heart is responsible for pumping blood to the lungs and the rest of the body. The distribution of blood through pulmonary circulation and systemic circulation is accomplished by the systematic contraction and circulation of the cardiac muscle in the myocardium. For the blood to effectively produce and be distributed throughout the entire body, it is important that each function  ...

Principle Arteries

...  The branches breaking from the aortic artery delivers the oxygen-rich blood all throughout the human body. By the time the left ventricle contracts, the blood would be forced in the arteries in the systematic circulation. This process is repetitive, and it occurs in every beating of the heart.  ...