THE BAROREFLEX

In this video we discuss how the baroreceptor reflex (baroreflex) keeps arterial blood pressure within set limits. We will use the example of hypovolaemia caused by haemorrhage as a worked-through example of this negative feedback loop.

 

To get the most from this resource, you should be comfortable with the topic of “Autonomic control of the heart” and “Autonomic control of arteriolar smooth muscle”