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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Korotkoff's sounds
  2. Tidal volume
  3. hypothermia
  4. Systolic pressure
  5. Arterial blood pressure
  1. a the measure of the pressure exerted by the blood as it pulsates through the arteries
  2. b a series of five sounds produced by blood within the artery with each ventricular contraction
  3. c core body temp below the lower limit of normal
  4. d the volume of air that is normally inhaled and exhaled
  5. e the pressure of the blood against the arterial walls when the ventricles of the heart contract

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the occurrence of a wide range of temperature fluctuations (more than 2 degrees C [3.6 degrees F]) over the 24-hour period, all of which are above normal (cold, influenza)
  2. abnormally fast respirations
  3. a body temperature that alternates at regular intervals between periods of fever and periods of normal or subnormal temperatures (Malaria)
  4. an extremely high body temperature (e.g., 41 degrees C [105.8 degrees F])
  5. an abnormally rapid pulse rate, greater than 100 beats per minute

5 True/False questions

  1. Hyperventilationthe movement of air in and out of the lungs; the process of inhalation and exhalation


  2. Pulse oximeterthe difference between the systolic and the diastolic blood pressure


  3. Fever spikea temperature that rises to fever level rapidly following a normal temperature and then returns to normal within a few hours


  4. compliancethe ability for the arteries to contract and expand


  5. plateau phasesweating, flushed skin due to vasodilation


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