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2. Stage 1 essential hypertension is defined as

  • BP over 180/110 when measured in clinic
  • BP over 120/80 when measured in clinic
  • BP over 140/90 when measured in clinic
  • BP over 160/100 when measured in clinic

3. Control of blood pressure takes place where?

  • The medulla
  • The cerebellum
  • The pons
  • The cerebrum

4. Which of these causes vasoconstriction?

  • Increased local temperature
  • Thromboxane A2
  • Kinins
  • Nitric oxide

5. Which of these structures is involved in carrying signals from the baroreceptors?

  • The tractus solitarius
  • The medial lemniscus
  • The reticulospinal tract
  • The arcuate nucleus


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