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  1. bradycardia
  2. perfusion
  3. infrared thermometer
  4. apical pulse
  5. pulse deficit
  1. a thermometer which relies on thermal radiation from the ear canal, tympanic membrane, axilla, and temporal artery to measure body temperature
  2. b (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
  3. c condition that exists when the radial pulse is less than the ventricular rate as auscultated at the apex or seen on an electrocardiogram. The condition indicates a lack of peripheral perfusion for some of the heart contractions.
  4. d a slow heart rate, less than 60 beats per minute in adults
  5. e heartbeat as listened to with the bell or diaphragm of a stethoscope placed on the apex of the heart

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. narrowing of surface blood vessels; reduces heat loss
  3. abnormal lowering of blood pressure that is inadequate for normal perfusion and oxygenation of tissues
  4. an abnormally elevated heart rate, more than 100 beats per minute in adults
  5. device for measuring the arterial blood pressure that consists of an arm or leg cuff with an air bladder connected to a tube and a bulb for pumping air into the bladder and a gauge for indicating the amount of air pressure being exerted against the artery; blood pressure cuff

5 True/False Questions

  1. hematocritcomplete 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. fevercessation of airflow through the nose and mouth

          

  3. Korotkoff sound(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

          

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

          

  5. diaphoresissecretion of sweat, especially profuse secretion associated with an elevated body temperature, physical exertion, or emotional stress

          

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