Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes for each chapter have been provided to help keep track of the key concepts you need to master in each chapter.

1. Describe how the components, structure and functions of the cardiovascular and lymphatic sys­tems contribute to homeostasis

2. Describe how blood clotting occurs

3. Understand the principles of the ABO and Rhesus (Rh) blood groups

4. Explain the nervous and endocrine regulation of cardiac activity

5. Discuss what blood pressure is and how it is regulated