Blood pressure physiology - BM5 RCR1&2

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1. Complete the equation: Mean arterial pressure =

  • Cardiac Output x Stroke Volume
  • Cardiac Output / Stroke Volume
  • Cardiac Output x Total Peripheral Resistance
  • Cardiac Output / Total Peripheral Resistance
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2. The current average salt intake per person the UK is 12g/day. WHat is the WHO target?

  • 5g/day
  • 3g/day
  • 6g/day
  • 4g/day

3. What is mean arterial pressure (MAP)?

  • Systolic BP - 1/2 pulse pressure
  • (Systolic BP - Diastolic BP) / 2
  • Diastolic BP + 1/3 pulse pressure
  • (Diastolic BP + Systolic BP) / 2

4. What is blood pressure?

  • The pressure that blood exerts on the heart during one beat
  • The pressure that is exerted by the heart on the body during a single cardiac cycle
  • The pressure of blood in the aorta during systole and diastole
  • The pressure that the body exerts on the capilleries during a single cardiac cycle

5. Where are bodily baroreceptors located?

  • Aortic arch & carotid sinus
  • Purkinje fibres & jugular node
  • Sinoatrial node & atrioventricular node
  • Femoral artery & pulmonary sinus

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