Hand-drawn anatomical heart greetings card showing how a heart palpitation happens when your love walks into the room. It’s a romantic mix of anatomy, heart palpitations and love. Perfect for medics and health professionals. Great for anniversaries or just because...
Front:“Upon visual stimulation, purkinje fibres trigger my ventricles to contract before my atria, contrary to a normal heartbeat...what I mean to say is, when I see you - my heart skips a beat” Inside: Blank Back:“When the ventricles contract before the atria, there isn’t enough blood going to the lungs and body, giving the sensation of missing a heartbeat. It’s known as a premature ventricular contraction.”
Size: 12.7 x 17.8 cm Envelope: Recycled brown fleck Kraft Cello: biodegradable Card: 300gsm Soft Castillo White, Forestry Stewardship Council certified Medium: black biro, paper cutout
Photos: Neil Spicer Photography, 2016
References Zimetbaum P, Josephson ME (1998). "Evaluation of patients with palpitations". N. Engl. J. Med. 338 (19): 1369–73. doi:10.1056/NEJM199805073381907. PMID 9571258.