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Which of the following would be prescribed for an asthma patient?
A. proton pump inhibitor
B. beta agonist
C. calcium channel blocker
D. ACE inhibitor
B. beta agonist--
Beta agonists relax smooth muscle in the airways.

Proton pump inhibitors are prescribed for ulcers and

GERD to inhibit the production of gastric acid;

calcium channel blockers and

ACE inhibitors are both prescribed for high blood pressure.
In ultrasonography, which term would be used to describe material that produces sound waves of higher amplitude than the surrounding structures?
hyperechoic
The heart's typical response to ischemia is:
chest pain
A tort is a:
civil wrong
A stereotaxic frame is used in what type of surgery (specialty) ?
Neurosurgery;
A stereotaxic frame is drilled and affixed to the skull to facilitate radiologic mapping of brain regions for the purpose of diagnosis as well as management of abnormal movements through the introduction of electrodes (also referred to as "stereotactic" frame).
ipsilateral
situated on, pertaining to, or affecting the same side, as opposed to contralateral.
situated on, pertaining to, or affecting the same side, as opposed to contralateral.
ipsilateral
What type of gland:
one in which the secretory cells maintain their integrity throughout the secretory cycle.
merocrine gland
What type of gland:
a gland whose discharged secretion contains entire secreting cells.
holocrine gland
What type of gland:
a gland whose discharged secretion contains part of the secreting cells.
apocrine gland
Name the type of gland:
ductless organs that secrete specific substances (hormones) that are released directly into the circulatory system and influence metabolism and other body processes
endocrine gland
a gland that discharges its secretion through a duct opening on an internal or external surface of the body
exocrine gland