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Ru12bseen March 13th, 2015 1:33pm

2/3 ap poll: The predominant driving force that moves blood back to the heart in the veins is skeletal muscle or ventricular contractions?

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mc88 Cleveland OSU
03/14/15 7:54 pm

It's like you are writing these polls with my anatomy curriculum. We just finished the heart.

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mc88 Cleveland OSU
03/15/15 10:01 am

This is like the third time this has happened too

Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/15/15 12:11 pm

I'll try to keep it up.

mc88 Cleveland OSU
03/15/15 12:13 pm

You better ;-) . We're moving on the immune system

foodienurse Smalltimore
03/14/15 2:15 pm

I have a 30 year old very healthy patient who got a blood clot after surgery. Good reason to move.

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Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/13/15 6:35 am

Skeletal muscle. This is one of the reasons people who have sedentary jobs NEED to get up and move around. The blood flow back to the heart from the legs is primarily dependent on muscle contractions in your calves and thighs. Fluid displacement and

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Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/13/15 6:35 am

and venous valve failure are likely conditions for those who sit for extended periods on a regular basis.

Whichendisup uniquely unoriginal
03/13/15 6:58 am

Oooohhhh, tricky! 😜

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
03/13/15 10:04 pm

Sedentary "Я" Us! I'm mostly confined to a medical lift chair, getting up every few hours to walk about fifteen steps (with a walker) to the bathroom. I try to move my legs more frequently while in the chair to pump blood and lymph.

Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/14/15 1:22 pm

Tough stuff, Tom. I appreciate how hard you work despite your issues.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
03/14/15 6:17 pm

Thanks. And great poll series!