Blood pressure physiology - BM5 RCR1&2

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1. Which of the following can happen if blood pressure falls too low?

  • Cystitis
  • Pre-renal failure
  • Pulmonary oedema
  • Pulmonary hypertension
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2. Which of the following most accurately describes C fibres?

  • Very abundant, small diameter, slow conducting (unmyelinated) & respond at high threshold
  • Not very abundant, small diameter, slow conducting (unmyelinated) & respond at high threshold
  • Very abundant, small diameter, slow conducting (unmyelinated) & respond at low threshold
  • Very abundant, small diameter, slow conducting (myelinated) & respond at high threshold

3. True or false: During vigorous dynamic exercise, the body's systolic BP increases and diastolic BP decreases?

  • True
  • False

4. IN women, blood pressure is normally lower, but by approximately how much?

  • 15-20mmHg
  • 5-10mmHg
  • 10-15mmHg
  • 0-5mmHg

5. What is pulse pressure?

  • (Diastolic BP + Systolic BP) / 2
  • The difference between systolic BP and diastolic BP (~40mmHg)
  • The blood pressure if measured at pulse points (~130/90mmHg)
  • Arterial systolic blood pressure minus resistance encountered at pulse points (~100mmHg)

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