Topic Tag: BLS Anatomy

The Cardiovascular System

The cardiovascular system is the body’s transport system. It is made up of a group of organs that transport blood throughout the body. The heart is the organ that pumps the blood trough a series of ‘pipes’ called Veins and Arteries. Oxygen-rich blood leaves the left side of the heart and enters the biggest artery, …

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The Respiratory System

The human body consumes oxygen and produces carbon dioxide. Whilst some carbon dioxide is necessary, most carbon dioxide is expelled as waste. The respiratory system is designed to exchange carbon dioxide accumulated in the blood for oxygen in the airways, which enters the lungs as air from the atmosphere. ¬†This air is breathed into the …

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