25 yrs old female collapsed while at job. a paramedic coworker press his nuckle against her sternum

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    samuel New Member

    25 yrs old female collapsed while at job. a paramedic coworker press his nuckle against her sternum to which she responded with pain. a drink of gatorade made her feel much better in next 5 - 10 min. she was not cynotic at any time during incidence. which of the folowing is correct regarding carotid body in this person.

    A Carotid body is pressure sensitive.
    B Carotid body is O2 sensitive
    C Carotid sinus is Pressure sensitive
    D Carotid sinus is O2 sensitive.

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