Choose the correct answer:
Korotkoff sounds are due to
A) laminar flow of the blood.
B) turbulent flow of the blood.
C) erratic flow of the blood.
D) subdued flow of the blood.
Blood Pressure Control
The control of blood pressure takes place with the help of changing diameter of the blood vessels which are controlled by endocrine or neural actions. The blood pressure keeps changing due to the changing pace of the blood and also the total volume of blood present in the system. Blood pressure control is important for the proper adaptation of changes that occur in the system and the surroundings of the individual.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The correct answer: Korotkoff sounds are due to B) turbulent flow of the blood.
The Korotkoff sound is the specific sound that occurs when the blood...
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fromChapter 7 / Lesson 13
In this lesson you will learn about the five different phases of Korotkoff sounds that can be heard during the process of blood pressure measurement. We will discuss how to identify Korotkoff sounds and how health care professionals use them.