Blood pressure physiology - BM5 RCR1&2

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1. Complete the equation: Mean arterial pressure =

  • Cardiac Output / Stroke Volume
  • Cardiac Output x Total Peripheral Resistance
  • Cardiac Output x Stroke Volume
  • Cardiac Output / Total Peripheral Resistance
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2. What is the WHO's definition of hypertension?

  • A rise in arterial blood pressure without changes in cardiac output
  • A rise in arterial blood pressure without changes in contractility
  • A rise in arterial blood pressure without changes in stroke volume
  • A rise in arterial blood pressure without changes in preload

3. True or false: Hypertension is primarily a disease of peripheral resistance?

  • True
  • False

4. True or false: the Vagus nerve is part of the sympathetic nervous system?

  • False
  • True

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

  • Very abundant, small diameter, slow conducting (unmyelinated) & respond at low threshold
  • 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 (myelinated) & respond at high threshold

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