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MCAT Basics (from MedSchoolCoach)


Nov 4, 2019

Episode 31

This podcast covers the cardiovascular system and a bit of fluid mechanics. First, I cover cardiovascular anatomy. Then, I talk about the following topics regarding the heart: function, contraction, cell types in the heart, and its role in regulation of blood pressure. Lastly (44:00 min-1hr), I tie in a few fluid mechanics topics that are high yield on the MCAT and apply to the cardiovascular system, including: total peripheral resistance, viscosity, the continuity equation, and the Bernoulli equation.

Please email me if you have any comments or concerns: MCATpodcast@medschoolcoach.com

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