Staying on a vaguely respiratory topic….
This little molecule is actually mentioned in two LOs, so double bang for your buck today.
But perhaps Nitric Oxide itself will give you the most bang!!
BT_PO 1.41 Outline the pharmacology of drugs used to treat pulmonary hypertension including nitric oxide
BT_PO 1.58 Describe the pharmacology of anti-hypertensive agents and their clinical application, including the following agents:
- nitric oxide
- plus lots of others….
Nitric oxide is synthesised from l -arginine TRUE/FALSE
Nitric oxide for inhalation is stored in cylinders diluted with nitrogen TRUE/FALSE
Nitric oxide inhibits platelet activation TRUE/FALSE
Inhaled nitric oxide improves oxygenation by reducing V/Q mismatch TRUE/FALSE
Effects of NO on the immune system are beneficial TRUE/FALSE