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Prescribing for the circulatory system 

Prescribing for the circulatory system
Prescribing for the circulatory system

Sue Beckwith

and Penny Franklin

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date: 19 September 2020

A brief anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system 238

The venous system 240

Signs and symptoms of problems with the venous return system 242

Problems with the venous return system: compression therapy 244

Haemorrhoids (piles) 246

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

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