Cardiovascular - Term 3 Tests

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Cardiovascular Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Inflammation that does not have an immediate resolution and usually is a result of an irritation that the body cannoy absorb/eliminate.
    • A. 

      Acute

    • B. 

      Subacute

    • C. 

      Chronic

  • 2. 
    The movement of white bloodcells from the normal flow of the bloodstream to the edges/sides of the blood vessels is called:
    • A. 

      Margination

    • B. 

      Pavementation

    • C. 

      Emigration

    • D. 

      Chemotaxis

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would you ask specific questions about to investigate the cause of dependent edema?
    • A. 

      Kidneys

    • B. 

      Lymph

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Lungs

    • E. 

      Liver

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Lymph vessels vasodilate and vasoconstrict as supply and demand of the tissue requires it to do so.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Colloids in the blood, namely _________, cause fluid to be drawn back into the blood vessels from the interstitium.
    • A. 

      Sodium ions

    • B. 

      Platelets

    • C. 

      Albumin

    • D. 

      Gastrin

  • 6. 
    Osmosis is the passage of water from an area/region of high concentration of water to an area of low concentration of water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Fluid accumulation/edema throughout the body is called:
    • A. 

      Acites

    • B. 

      Anasarca

    • C. 

      Lymphedema

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 8. 
    A ________ aneurysm usually occurs in the aorta.
    • A. 

      Saccular

    • B. 

      Beriberi

    • C. 

      Fusiform

    • D. 

      Dissecting

  • 9. 
    An aneurysm that involves the entire circumference of a blood diameter is called:
    • A. 

      Dissecting

    • B. 

      Fusiform

    • C. 

      Berry

    • D. 

      Saccular

    • E. 

      Stroke

  • 10. 
    The innermost layer of the blood vessel that lines the vessel, is smooth, and allows for a laminar blood flow is called:
    • A. 

      Tunica Externa

    • B. 

      Tunica Media

    • C. 

      Tunica Intema

  • 11. 
    Once the femoral artery passes through the adductor hiatus, it becomes the:
    • A. 

      Posterior tibial

    • B. 

      Anterior tibial

    • C. 

      Genicular

    • D. 

      Popliteal

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Infarction can be described as
    • A. 

      Occlusive

    • B. 

      Hemorrhagic

    • C. 

      Ischemic

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Veins have larger tunica media than arteries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following matches: Embolism
    • A. 

      Cell death due to blood supply loss

    • B. 

      The weight of the blood against the wall

    • C. 

      Substance moving in the blood stream

    • D. 

      Inadequate perfusion

    • E. 

      More than normal blood congestion

    • F. 

      Result of platelet activation

  • 15. 
    Which of the following matches: Thrombus
    • A. 

      Cell death due to blood supply loss

    • B. 

      The weight of the blood against the wall

    • C. 

      Substance moving in the blood stream

    • D. 

      Inadequate perfusion

    • E. 

      More than normal blood congestion

    • F. 

      Result of platelet activation

  • 16. 
    Which of the following matches: Infarct
    • A. 

      Cell death due to blood supply loss

    • B. 

      The weight of the blood against the wall

    • C. 

      Substance moving in the blood stream

    • D. 

      Inadequate perfusion

    • E. 

      More than normal blood congestion

    • F. 

      Result of platelet activation

  • 17. 
    Which of the following matches: Hyperemia
    • A. 

      Cell death due to blood supply loss

    • B. 

      The weight of the blood against the wall

    • C. 

      Substance moving in the blood stream

    • D. 

      Inadequate perfusion

    • E. 

      More than normal blood congestion

    • F. 

      Result of platelet activation

  • 18. 
    Which of the following matches: Hydrostatic
    • A. 

      Cell death due to blood supply loss

    • B. 

      The weight of the blood against the wall

    • C. 

      Substance moving in the blood stream

    • D. 

      Inadequate perfusion

    • E. 

      More than normal blood congestion

    • F. 

      Result of platelet activation

  • 19. 
    Which of the following matches: Ischemia
    • A. 

      Cell death due to blood supply loss

    • B. 

      The weight of the blood against the wall

    • C. 

      Substance moving in the blood stream

    • D. 

      Inadequate perfusion

    • E. 

      More than normal blood congestion

    • F. 

      Result of platelet activation

  • 20. 
    Where does oxygenated blood enter the heart?
    • A. 

      Right ventricle

    • B. 

      Right atrium

    • C. 

      Left ventricle

    • D. 

      Left atrium

  • 21. 
    The mitral valve is located between the:
    • A. 

      Left atrium and ventricle

    • B. 

      Right atrium and ventricle

    • C. 

      Right atrium and left atrium

    • D. 

      Right ventricle and left ventricle

  • 22. 
    The Frank-Starling law of the heart explains
    • A. 

      A decrease in diastolic filling time will increase the force of the contraction

    • B. 

      The more stretch that is placed on the myocardial fibres, the stronger the contraction

    • C. 

      Increased heart rate will increase the strength of the ventricular contraction

    • D. 

      Chamber dilation and myocardial hypertrophy will increase heart rate

  • 23. 
    To calculate the quality of tissue perfusion in your client's CV system, the therapist would:
    • A. 

      Subtract the systolic from the diastolic pressure

    • B. 

      Observe the quality of the client's nail beds

    • C. 

      Add the diastolic pressure to one third of the pulse pressure

    • D. 

      Add the diastolic pressure to the pulse pressure

  • 24. 
    Total peripheral resistance is described as:
    • A. 

      The total resistance of all blood vessels downstream from the aorta

    • B. 

      Combined effects for blood vessel tone, blood volume, and the viscosity of the blood

    • C. 

      The sum of all structures that inhibit the flow of blood in the peripheral circulation

    • D. 

      All of the above describe TPR

    • E. 

      None of the above describe TPR

  • 25. 
    If your CCHF client has been experiencing long term hypertension prior to diagnosis of CCHF, you would surmise that the first area of adaptive changes in the CV system would be:
    • A. 

      Right ventricle stress

    • B. 

      Right atrium stress

    • C. 

      Left ventricle stress

    • D. 

      Left atrium stress

    • E. 

      Pulmonary hypertension

    • F. 

      Shortness of breath