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Life saving technology!


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Life saving technology!

  1. 1. Life Saving Technology!<br />
  2. 2. An artificial heart replaces a regular heart that does not function correctly<br />The artificial heart pumps blood around the body and controls the speed of the pumping<br />The artificial heart is strapped around the waist and an internal battery is inside when the waist battery is removed<br />Artificial Heart<br />
  3. 3. Artificial blood is still being made<br />The perfect artificial blood that is hoped to be made will have: long shelf life, does not need to be refrigerated, does not need to match the blood type and is infection free<br />Artificial Blood<br />
  4. 4. Artificial heart valves replace regular heart valves through surgery<br />Medicine may also need to be taken when replacing heart valves in order to prevent clots as blood flows through the artificial heart valve<br />Artificial Heart Valves<br />
  5. 5. ECG<br />ECG is an abbreviation for “Electrocardiogram”<br />The ECG shows the electrical activity of a persons heart<br />The patterns seen on the ECG assist in diagnosing heart disease or abnormalities<br />Electrodes are stuck to the skin to produce the ECG which measures the electrical impulse produced as the heart beats<br />
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