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5 Matching questions

  1. pyrexia
  2. afebrile
  3. infrared thermometer
  4. Korotkoff sound
  5. tachycardia
  1. a an abnormally elevated heart rate, more than 100 beats per minute in adults
  2. b sound heard during the taking of blood pressure using a sphygmomanometer and stethoscope
  3. c abnormal elevation of the temperature of the body above 37 C (98.6 F) because of disease; same as fever
  4. d thermometer which relies on thermal radiation from the ear canal, tympanic membrane, axilla, and temporal artery to measure body temperature
  5. e without fever

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the mechanical movement of gases into and out of the lungs
  3. measured in a complete blood count
  4. deviation from the normal pattern of the heartbeat
  5. temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, and pain

5 True/False questions

  1. fevercessation of airflow through the nose and mouth

          

  2. pulse pressurepertaining to or resulting from ventricular contraction

          

  3. hyperthermiasituation in which body temperature exceeds the set point

          

  4. diastolic pressurepertaining to diastole, or the blood pressure at the instant of maximum cardiac relaxation

          

  5. hypertensiondisorder characterized by an elevated blood pressure persistently exceeding 120/80 mm Hg

          

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