A 50 year old man has a large heart attack and is admitted to the
Intensive Care Unit. He looks pale, unwell and is very short of breath.
His pulse rate is 110 and his blood pressure is 80/40. Crackles are heard
on listening to his lung bases. A Swan-Ganz catheter is inserted via his
right jugular vein.
Which one of the following statements regarding his pulmonary capillary
wedge pressure and cardiac output is correct?
Which one of the following statements regarding drugs affecting haemostasis is correct?
Which one of the following statements regarding blood pressure control is NOT CORRECT?
The anti-anginal vasodilator drug glyceryl trinitrate is administered as a sublingual tablet rather than by the oral (swallowed) route because:
Which one of the following statements about β-adrenoceptor antagonists is correct?
Which one of the following is NOT a recognised complication of atherosclerosis?
Which one of the following mechanisms will lead to a reduction in coronary blood flow?
Which one of the following statements regarding arterial haemostatic
clot formation is NOT CORRECT?