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2. True or false: in hypertensive patients, reducing salt intake by 6g/day would reduce blood pressure by 7mmHg?

  • True
  • False

3. True or false: Blood pressure is an example of a continuous variable?

  • True
  • False

4. A genetic lack of glutathione-s-transferase could cause primary hypertension. What is the role of glutathione-s-transferase?

  • It transfers an amine group onto glucose to form glycogen for storage purposes
  • It's a powerful reducing agent and is used to 'mop up' free radicals in the body
  • It reduces glutathione to glucose in order to maintain blood glucose levels
  • It oxidises vitamin C to form antioxidase, an enzyme that has antioxidant properties

5. Which of the following most accurately describes A fibres?

  • Large diameter, fast conducting (myelinated) & respond at low threshold
  • Large diameter, fast conducting (unmyelinated) & respond at low threshold
  • Large diameter, fast conducting (myelinated) & respond at high threshold
  • Small diameter, fast conducting (myelinated) & respond at low threshold

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