Review quiz 10 - Lectures 16-17

Review quiz 10 - Lectures 16-17 - 2 Special physiology a...

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Choose the most incorrect answer. 1. Circulation a. The pulse pressure is the difference between systolic and diastolic pressures. b. Mean arterial pressure can be estimated by measuring the blood pressure. c. Venous pressure is normally close to zero. d. A capillary offers high resistance to flow, but the total resistance of all capillaries must be lower than the resistance of the arterioles. e. Net filtration pressure depends upon four factors, known as the Frank-Starling forces.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Special physiology a. Diuretics and vasodilators can be used in the treatment of heart failure and hypertension. b. An increase in total peripheral resistance is a reflex compensation in response to hemorrhage. c. Baroreceptors respond to exercise by increasing parasympathetic outflow and decreasing sympathetic outflow. d. In diastolic dysfunction, the reduction is stroke volume is a consequence of the Frank-Starling mechanism. e. There is an increase in pulse pressure during exercise....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course BIO 328 taught by Professor Cabot during the Spring '07 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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