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5 Matching questions

  1. nonshivering thermogenesis
  2. hypotension
  3. hyperthermia
  4. diastolic pressure
  5. diaphoresis
  1. a secretion of sweat, especially profuse secretion associated with an elevated body temperature, physical exertion, or emotional stress
  2. b 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. c abnormal lowering of blood pressure that is inadequate for normal perfusion and oxygenation of tissues
  4. d pertaining to diastole, or the blood pressure at the instant of maximum cardiac relaxation
  5. e situation in which body temperature exceeds the set point

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. disorder characterized by an elevated blood pressure persistently exceeding 120/80 mm Hg
  2. a slow heart rate, less than 60 beats per minute in adults
  3. abnormally rapid rate of breathing
  4. elevation in the hypothalamic set point, so that body temperature is regulated at a higher level
  5. abnormal elevation of the temperature of the body above 37 C (98.6 F) because of disease; same as fever

5 True/False questions

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


  2. vital signsthe mechanical movement of gases into and out of the lungs


  3. hematocritmeasured in a complete blood count


  4. hypothermiaabnormal lowering of body temperature below 35 C, or 95 F , usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold


  5. oxygen saturationthe mechanical movement of gases into and out of the lungs


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