Panthers Pathophys Exam 2 Practice

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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  • 1. 
    Myasthenia Gravis:
    • A. 

      Is a genetic disorder of neuromuscular transmission

    • B. 

      Is an autoimmune disorder of neuromuscular transmission

    • C. 

      Is a disorder of upper and lower motor neurons

    • D. 

      Is a degenerative disorder resulting in the death of doparmine generating cells

  • 2. 
    Where can the strongest heart sounds usually be found?
    • A. 

      At the brachial artery in the cubital fossa

    • B. 

      To the left of the sternum only if the pt has dextrocardia

    • C. 

      Best heard at the apex during cor pulmonale

    • D. 

      To the left of the sternum

  • 3. 
    Which type of receptor would be involved in extreme heat?
    • A. 

      Thermoreceptor

    • B. 

      Chemoreceptor

    • C. 

      Proprioreceptor

    • D. 

      Noiceiceptor

  • 4. 
    ____________ can easily be tested  for by a treadmill stress test.  (Hint: PMHR=220-yoa)
    • A. 

      Sick Sinus Node syndrome

    • B. 

      Sinus bradycardia

    • C. 

      Chronotrophic Incompetence

    • D. 

      Sinus bradycardia d/t increased vagal tone

  • 5. 
    Which heart condition involves huge ventricular volumes from the enlargement of the ventricular cavity (hypertrophy)?
    • A. 

      Chronic aortic regurgitation

    • B. 

      Mitral regurgitation with pulmonary edema

    • C. 

      Mitral Stenosis

    • D. 

      CHF

  • 6. 
    Which type(s) of hearing loss are by far more common?
    • A. 

      Central & Conductive

    • B. 

      Central & Sensorineural

    • C. 

      Conductive & Sensorineural

    • D. 

      All 3

  • 7. 
    Looking at an ECG, which interval would measure the conduction time of the AV node and His bundle?
    • A. 

      QRS wave

    • B. 

      PR interval

    • C. 

      QT interval

    • D. 

      P wave

  • 8. 
    Which component of the nervous system of the lung is involved in inhibitory events (bronchodilation)?
    • A. 

      NANC System

    • B. 

      Sympathetic efferent fibers of the lung

    • C. 

      Parasympathetic efferent fibers of the lung

    • D. 

      Nonadrenergic

  • 9. 
    Regarding the ventricular action potential phases, which phase is characterized by a plateau and balance b/t inward movement of Ca2+ and outward movement of K+?
    • A. 

      Phase 1

    • B. 

      Phase 2

    • C. 

      Phase 3

    • D. 

      Phase 4

  • 10. 
    A decrease in pulmonary compliance (change in volume/change in pressure) could be associated with?
    • A. 

      Loss of alveolar & elastic tissue

    • B. 

      Change in vagal sensory fibers

    • C. 

      Emphysema/COPD

    • D. 

      Fibrosis of lung tissue

  • 11. 
    Which type of heart disease has a hallmark of a fatty streak made up of LDL cholesterol & macrophages (yellow in color) in vessel walls?
    • A. 

      CHF

    • B. 

      Pericarditis (coxsackievirus)

    • C. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • D. 

      Prinzmetal angina

  • 12. 
    A patient presents with an embolic stroke.  Which type of heart condition should be in the differential (since embolic stroke may be a first feature)?
    • A. 

      Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis

    • B. 

      Infective Endocarditis

    • C. 

      Rhematic Heart Disease

    • D. 

      Subendocardial MI

  • 13. 
    Lacrimation is part of:
    • A. 

      The somatic nervous system

    • B. 

      The autonomic nervous system, specifically parasympathetic

    • C. 

      The autonomic nervous system, specifically sympathetic

    • D. 

      "Fight or flight"

  • 14. 
    The histopathology of which pulmonary disease involves thickened airway mucosa with inflammatory cells?
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Bronchitis

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • 15. 
    What type of capillary (the smallest of the body's blood vessels) has pores in endothelial cells covered by the diaphragm & allows for proteins to diffuse?
    • A. 

      Continuous

    • B. 

      Sinusoidal

    • C. 

      Starling

    • D. 

      Fenestrated

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