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Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiolo...

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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337794909
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Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiolo...

7th Edition
Des Jardins + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337794909

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Chapter
Section
Chapter 5, Problem 1CAQ1
Textbook Problem

Case 1

As the patient’s blood pressure decreased from the loss of blood, neural impulses transmitted from ________________ to the vasomotor and cardiac centers in the medulla (decreased ________; increased _______).

Expert Solution
Summary Introduction

To review:

The blanks in the statement, “As the patient’s blood pressure decreased from the loss of blood, neural impulses transmitted from ______ to the vasomotor and cardiac centers in the medulla (decreased ___; increased ____).

Introduction:

A patient has been admitted after she suffered from an automobile accident. There is a decrease in the patient’s blood pressure and she became hypovolemic due to the loss of the blood. Also, the transmural pressure became increasingly negative, and therefore, her head was lowered and legs elevated.

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Please refer to Clinical Application Case-1.

As the blood pressure changes, baroreceptors regulate the blood pressure by adjustments. Baroreceptors are specialized stretch receptors. For example, when blood pressure decreases, impulses transmitted from these receptors also decrease...

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