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Cardiovascular Pharmacology Concepts Richard E. Klabunde, PhD

Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts 3e textbook cover Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts, 3rd edition textbook, Published by Wolters Kluwer (2021)

CNormal and Abnormal Blood Pressure, Physiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment book cover Normal and Abnormal Blood Pressure, published by Richard E. Klabunde (2013)

Guided Learning - Vasodilator Drugs

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  1. How does dilating arterial resistance vessels decrease arterial pressure?  click here
  2. How does dilating venous capacitance vessels decrease venous pressure?  click here
  3. Arterial vasodilators are used for what conditions?  click here
  4. Venous vasodilators are used for hat conditions?  click here
  5. Answer the following two questions from the list of mechanistic classes of vasodilator drugs: What are the pharmacologic mechanisms? What are the generic names of specific drugs in classes?
  6. Which drugs from the list in Question 5 are used to treat the following conditions?
  7. Which drugs from the list in Question 5 are primarily

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