Practice Exam 3

Practice Exam 3 - BME 301 Practice Exam 3 April 24, 2004...

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BME 301 Name: Practice Exam 3 April 24, 2004 The exam consists of 12 questions. Show all work to receive credit. Good Luck! Problem 1 (5): Problem 2 (10): Problem 3 (10): Problem 4 (10): Problem 5 (10): Problem 6 (5): Problem 7 (10): Problem 8 (5): Problem 9: (10): Problem 10 (5): Problem 11 (10): Problem 12 (10): Total (100):
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1. Name three risk factors for cardiovascular disease that were discussed in class. 2. When a sphygmomanometer is used to measure blood pressure, what two values are measured? Describe how the sphygmomanometer is used to perform these measurements. 3. If a person’s cardiac output is 5.5 L/minute at a heart rate of 75 beats/minute, what is the stroke volume in mL? How many seconds will it take for this person’s entire 4.9-Liter volume of blood to be pumped through the heart? 4. Explain why it is important to consider “additive procedures” when analyzing the cost effectiveness of new medical technologies. Give a specific example that was discussed in class in which additive procedures influenced cost effectiveness. 5. What are the early warning signs of a heart attack? Why is it important to seek treatment quickly in the event of a heart attack? 6. Why has the technology for assisting the heart focused on only one chamber: a left ventricular assist device and not a right atrial assist device?
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