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1

Manual pressure on the carotid sinus does what to BP and HR?

Dec HR, Dec BP
or both

2

Cooling down after exercise primarily prevents what?

Venous pooling

3

What endurance test is best for acutely ill cardiopulm patients?

6 min walk test

4

What are the symptoms of intermittent claudication?

- LE pain with walking -> relieved by rest
- Cramping pain at predictable walking distance

5

What type of heart failure causes LE edema?

Right sided heart failure

6

Is intermittent claudication an arterial or venous insufficiency?

Arterial insufficiency
- legs in dependent position = relief

7

What test screens for DVT?

Homan's Sign

8

What test screens for cervical spine compression?

Hoffman's Sign

9

What test screens for achilles tendon rupture?

Thompson's Test

10

What test assesses the length of hip flexors?

Thomas Test

11

What is sarcoidosis?

The growth of tiny collections of inflammatory cells in different parts of the body.

12

What are signs of venous insufficiency?

- Hemosiderin staining
- LE swelling
- Dilation of superficial veins
- Flaky/dry skin
- Stasis ulcer

13

What is impaired with an impaired ventilatory pump?

Impaired:
- ventilation
- respiration
- aerobic capacity
- gas exchange
**example: Pulmonary Fibrosis

14

People taking beta blockers need important patient education on what side effect?

Slows heart rate
- need a different method to track exertion during exercise (example: RPE Scale)

15

What is the PRIMARY risk factor for atherosclerosis?

Cigarette smoking

16

How should an abnormal lymph node feel?

- Hard to firm
- Mobile or immobile
- Tender or non-tender