The ANS & the Respiratory System - BM5 RCR1

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1. Irritants such as cigarette smoke can stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system. Which of the following are muscarinic antagonists that block this action and relax the airway?

  • Flexatropium & Cholatropium
  • Monotropium & Ditropium
  • Oxitropium & Ipratropium
  • Opiate & Deoxyopiate
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2. The action of adrenalin on which receptor causes relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle?

  • Alpha I
  • Beta I
  • Beta II
  • Alpha II

3. Which of the following are recognised symptoms of salbutamol overuse?

  • Skeletal muscle tremor, acute cardiac arrhythmias & hypokalaemia
  • Smooth muscle twitching, acute cardiac arrhythmias & hyperkalaemia
  • Smooth muscle twitching, acute cardiac arrhythmias & hypokalaemia
  • Smooth muscle twitching, mild cardiac arrhythmias & hyperkalaemia

4. Which type of drug mimics the effects of adrenaline on bronchial smooth muscle, hence causing relaxation?

  • Alpha Agonists
  • Beta Agonists
  • Beta Antagonists
  • Alpha Antagonists

5. Which of the following innervations does the heart have?

  • Sympathetic & Parasympathetic
  • Somatic
  • Sympathetic
  • Parasympathetic

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