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Prescribing for the circulatory system 

Prescribing for the circulatory system
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Prescribing for the circulatory system
Author(s):

Sue Beckwith

and Penny Franklin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199575817.003.0061
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date: 19 September 2020

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Blood flows around the body through a series of veins, venules, arteries, arterioles, and capillaries. The system comprises two circuits: ...

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