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5 Matching questions

  1. oxygen saturation
  2. tachypnea
  3. antipyretic
  4. red blood cell count
  5. hypothermia
  1. a abnormal lowering of body temperature below 35 C, or 95 F , usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold
  2. b substance or procedure that reduces fever
  3. c the amount of hemoglobin fully saturated with oxygen, given as a percent value
  4. d complete blood count measures red blood cell count, volume of red blood cells, and concentration of hemoglobin, which reflects patient's blood capacity to carry O2
  5. e abnormally rapid rate of breathing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. elevation in the hypothalamic set point, so that body temperature is regulated at a higher level
  2. occurs primarily in neonates. Because neonates cannot shiver, a limited amount of vascular brown adipose tissue present at birth can be metabolized for heat production
  3. a slow heart rate, less than 60 beats per minute in adults
  4. abnormally low blood pressure occurring when a person stands up
  5. temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, and pain

5 True/False questions

  1. diaphoresisabnormal elevation of the temperature of the body above 37 C (98.6 F) because of disease; same as fever


  2. apical pulseheartbeat as listened to with the bell or diaphragm of a stethoscope placed on the apex of the heart


  3. heat strokemeasured in a complete blood count


  4. hematocritmeasured in a complete blood count


  5. perfusion(1) passage of a fluid through a specific organ or an area of the body; (2) therapeutic measure whereby a drug intended for an isolated part of the body is introduced via the bloodstream


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