at a Glance

Jeremy P. T. Ward, Roger W. A. Linden

Multiple Choice: Chapter 23 Control of cardiac output and Starling's law of the heart

Question 23.1Cardiac output is

A the volume of blood pumped per minute by both ventricles
B the volume of blood flowing through the systemic circulation per minute
C not affected by the filling pressure (preload)
D approximately 5 L/min at rest rising to over 100 L/min during exercise