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CVR blood pressure barroreflex hypertension
Blood pressure regulation
This is the force exerted by blood on the wall of a vessel
This catheter is used to measure pulmonary blood pressure
Another word for pressure receptors
Where are two places you can find arterial barroreceptors?
Exact opposite is true for low
Why cant barroreceptors fix blood pressure in the long run?
When blood volume increases, the atria is stretched, activating these receptors
Atrial volume receptors
The CV center (which is in the medulla) corrects blood volume using these 4
We constrict the arteries in the gut to make up for blood lost in the brain
Hormonal regulation of BP using catechholamines
it also causes vasoconstriction
What stage of hypertension is 140/90?
What stage of hypertension is 160/100?
What stage of hypertension is 180/110?
Another hormonal way of controlling blood pressure in the long run
What are 2 major effects of ADH (Vasopressin)?
Save water in the kideneys to increase blood volume
Constrict blood vessels to increase BP