54.What commonly happens diagnostically at the radial artery?a.A blood sample indicates the hematocrit.b.Blood pressure is determined.c.The pulse is determined.d.The ECG is recorded.ANS: C55.Which of the following is caused by the vibrations of the blood vessel walls and reflects heart rate?56.Which of the following is true?
57.Which of the following is true of the tunica media?58.Which of the following best describes an artery?a.Blood vessel that always carries oxygenated bloodb.Blood vessel that is always color-coded redc.Blood vessel that contains valves ensuring the flow of blood from the arterial to thevenous circulationd.Blood vessel that carries blood away from the heartANS: D59.These blood vessels are the smallest and most numerous and are composed of a single layer ofendothelium.60.The capillaries are color-coded red to purple to blue, thereby reflecting61.The function of the arterioles is directly related to the62.Which of the following represents a correct direction of blood flow?a.Capillaries to arterioles to venules
b.Arteries to arterioles to venules to capillariesc.Capillaries to venules to veinsd.Arteries to veins to venules to capillariesANS: C63.Which of the following blood vessels can withstand the highest blood pressure?
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