PCP Quiz 10

Question 1 of 19

Which of the following is (are) responsible for the production of erythropoietin?

Question 2 of 19

All of the following are compensatory mechanisms of the hematopoietic system to conserve blood volume EXCEPT:

Question 3 of 19

The more acidic the blood, the more readily hemoglobin:

Question 4 of 19

Which of the following is NOT an effect of excercise on oxygen affinity?

Question 5 of 19

The packed volume of red blood cells per unit of blood is called the:

Question 6 of 19

The process in which white blood cells engulf and destroy an invader is known as:

Question 7 of 19

A classic sign of bacterial infection is an increase in the number of:

Question 8 of 19

Which type of lymphocyte produces antibodies to combat infection?

Question 9 of 19

All of the following are primary causes for alternations in immune response EXCEPT:

Question 10 of 19

________ are granulocytes that primarily function in allergic reactions.

Question 11 of 19

Which of the following is another name for platelets?

Question 12 of 19

All of the following are components of the hemostatic mechanism EXCEPT:

Question 13 of 19

The combination of thrombin and calcium results in:

Question 14 of 19

Scenario: A patient experiences a laceration on his hand. The clotting process that begins to occur is mediated through the ________ pathway.

Question 15 of 19

The administation of plasminogen activator will result in:

Question 16 of 19

All of the following decrease the ability of platelets to aggregate EXCEPT:

Question 17 of 19

The body's absolute retention of glucose is maintained until the blood glucose level reaches approximately:

Question 18 of 19

________ is a hormone produced by the kidney cells that stimulate the maturation of red blood cells.

Question 19 of 19

Blood contains which of the following cellular elements?
  1. Leucocytes.
  2. Plasmocytes.
  3. Thrombocytes.
  4. Erythrocytes.
  5. Protocytes.