Anatomy of the Heart and Nursing Care for Children with Cardiovascular Problems

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Which chamber of the heart is the largest and strongest?

Left ventricle

Where is the heart located in the body?

Between the lungs in the middle of the chest

What surrounds the heart like a sac?

Double-layered membrane

What separates the left and right atria and ventricles?

The septum

What allows the heart to move as it beats?

Coating of fluid between muscles

What is the function of the tricuspid valve?

Regulates blood flow between the right atrium and right ventricle

Where does oxygenation take place in the fetus?

At the placenta

What is the role of the aortic valve?

Regulates blood flow from the left ventricle into the aorta

What initiates heart contraction through electrical impulses?

Sinoatrial (SA) node

What differs in fetal circulation compared to neonatal circulation?

The process of gas exchange

Learn about the anatomical location and structure of the heart, as well as nursing care for children with cardiovascular issues in this lecture by MD Ganna Pol.

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