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Shock caused by a large tension pneumothorax is categorized as:

A. Trauma shock
B. Vasodilatory shock
C. Cardiogenic shock
D. Obstructive shock

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What is true about baroreceptors?

A. Volume receptors can be activated in hemorrhage with reduction in left atrial pressure
B. Receptors in the aortic arch and carotid bodies inhibit the autonomic nervous system (ANS) when stretched
C. When baroreceptors are stretched, they induced increased ANS output and produce constriction of peripheral vessels
D. None of the above

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Chemoreceptors in the aorta and carotid bodies do NOT sense which of the following? 

A. Changes in O2 tension
B. H+ ion concentration
C. HCO3 - concentration
D. Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels

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Neurogenic shock is characterized by the presence of:

A. Cool, moist skin
B. Increased cardiac output
C. Decreased peripheral vascular resistance
D. Decreased blood volume

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When a patient with hemorrhagic shock is resuscitated using an intravenous colloid solution rather than lactated Ringer solution, all of the following statements are true EXCEPT:

A. Circulating levels of immunoglobulins are decreased
B. Colloid solutions may bind to the ionized fraction of serum calcium
C. Endogenous production of albumin is decreased
D. Extracellular fluid volume deficit is restored

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