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2. Stage 1 essential hypertension is defined as

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

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

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

4. Control of blood pressure takes place where?

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

5. Which of these does not cause vasodilation?

  • Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide
  • Histamine
  • Increased local pH
  • Nitric oxide


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