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Question 6#Print Question

In hemorrhage, larger arterioles vasoconstrict in response to the sympathetic nervous system. Which categories of shock are associated with vasodilation oflarger arterioles?

a. Septic shock
b. Cardiogenic shock
c. Neurogenic shock
d. A & C


Question 7#Print Question

Which of the following is true about antidiuretic hormone (ADH) production in injured patients?

a. ADH acts as a potent mesenteric vasoconstrictor
b. ADH levels fall to normal within 2 to 3 days of the initial insult
c. ADH decreases hepatic gluconeogenesis
d. ADH secretion is mediated by the renin-angiotensin system


Question 8#Print Question

Which of following occur as a result of epinephrine and norepinephrine?

a. Hepatic glycogenolysis
b. Hypoglycemia
c. Insulin sensitivity
d. Lipogenesis


Question 9#Print Question

A patient has a blood pressure of 70/50 mm Hg and a serum lactate level of 30 mg/100 mL (normal: 6-16). His cardiac output is 1.9 L/min, and his central venous pressure is 2 em H2O. The most likely diagnosis is:

a. Congestive heart failure
b. Cardiac tamponade
c. Hypovolemic shock
d. Septic shock


Question 10#Print Question

Which cytokine is anti-inflammatory and increases after shock and trauma?

a. Interleukin (IL)-1
b. IL-2
c. IL-6
d. IL-10




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