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Hypotension: Quiz


Question 1: In physiology and medicine, hypotension is abnormally low ________.
Renin-angiotensin systemBlood pressureVasodilationCirculatory system

Question 2: It is commonly seen in ________ and as a result of various medications.
HypovolemiaAcid-base imbalanceDehydrationHypokalemia

Question 3: Reduced blood volume, called ________, is the most common mechanism producing hypotension.
DehydrationHypovolemiaHypokalemiaAcid-base imbalance

Question 4: ________, also called "postural hypotension", is a common form of low blood pressure.
HypertensionOrthostatic hypotensionPulmonary hypertensionAortic dissection

Question 5: ________ is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps out blood.
Circulatory systemVasodilationBlood pressureRenin-angiotensin system

Question 6: abdomen (May-Thurner syndrome, Portal vein thrombosis, ________, Renal vein thrombosis)
Esophageal varicesBudd-Chiari syndromePortal hypertensionHepatic veno-occlusive disease

Question 7: Acute, life-threatening ________
AnaphylaxisHypersensitivityGraft-versus-host diseaseAllergy

Question 8: This can result from ________, or blood loss; insufficient fluid intake, as in starvation; or excessive fluid losses from diarrhea or vomiting.
Gastrointestinal bleedingBleedingBruisePurpura

Question 9: Blood Pressure Support (with ________ or equivalent)

Question 10: Hypotension is the opposite of ________, which is high blood pressure.
Essential hypertensionAortic dissectionHypertensionAtherosclerosis

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