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1. In a blood pressure measurement of 110/70, the number 70 is the ________.
 
 
 
 

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2. A healthy elastic artery ________.
 
 
 
 

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3. Which of the following statements is true?
 
 
 
 

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4. Slight vasodilation in an arteriole prompts a ________.
 
 
 
 

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5. Venoconstriction increases which of the following?
 
 
 
 

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6. Critical Thinking: You measure a patient’s blood pressure at 130/85. Calculate the patient’s pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure. Determine whether each pressure is low, normal, or high.

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7. Critical Thinking: An obese patient comes to the clinic complaining of swollen feet and ankles, fatigue, shortness of breath, and often feeling “spaced out.” She is a cashier in a grocery store, a job that requires her to stand all day. Outside of work, she engages in no physical activity. She confesses that, because of her weight, she finds even walking uncomfortable. Explain how the skeletal muscle pump might play a role in this patient’s signs and symptoms.

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