308 lesson 3 Test 1

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308 lesson 3 Test 1
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2011-08-26 07:41:17
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Fluid and Electrolytes
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  1. What are 7 ways that the body Regulates Water Balance?
    • 1. hypothalamic regulation
    • 2. pituitary regulation
    • 3. adrenocortical regulation
    • 4. renal regulation
    • 5. cardiac regulation
    • 6. gastrointestinal regulation
    • 7. insensible water loss
  2. What does the body secrete in response to increase in blood volume?
    Natriuretic peptide
  3. Give two example of diseases that stretches the heart tissue:
    • pulmonary edema
    • CHF
  4. How does Natriuretic Peptide decrease blood volume and blood osmolarity?
    increasing urine and Na excretion
  5. What is the diagnostic tool for HF?
    BNP (Blood Natriuretic peptide)

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