Cardiovascular Physiology

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Cardiovascular Physiology

Created for medical undergraduates - Take it to test your understanding of the fundamentals of cardiovascular physiology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ventricular myocardium expends energy to fill during diastole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following clinical signs is associated with underlying cardiac or pulmonary pathology?
    • A. 

      Icterus

    • B. 

      Unilateral pedal oedema

    • C. 

      Clubbing

    • D. 

      Peripheral cyanosis

  • 3. 
    A ....................... murmur is heard between the first and second heart sounds.
  • 4. 
    Jugular venous pulsations are looked for in the .................. vein.
  • 5. 
     Which of the following is the stimulus for increased secretion of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)?
    • A. 

      Increased blood plasma osmolality

    • B. 

      Decreased blood plasma osmolality

    • C. 

      . increased systemic arterial pressure

    • D. 

      . increased venous blood volume and atrial pressure

    • E. 

      . increased cardiac contractility (force of contraction)