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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Diaphragmatic (abdominal) breathing
  2. Conduction
  3. Tidal volume
  4. Remittent fever
  5. Fever spike
  1. a the volume of air that is normally inhaled and exhaled
  2. b a temperature that rises to fever level rapidly following a normal temperature and then returns to normal within a few hours
  3. c 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)
  4. d contraction and relaxation of the diaphragm, observed by the movement of the abdomen, which occurs as a result of the diaphragm's contraction and downward movement
  5. e the transfer of heat from one molecule to another in direct contact

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the measure of the pressure exerted by the blood as it pulsates through the arteries
  2. a body temperature that alternates at regular intervals between periods of fever and periods of normal or subnormal temperatures (Malaria)
  3. very deep, rapid respirations
  4. reached between 0400 and 0600 hours. 4-6am
  5. the act of breathing; transport of oxygen from the atmosphere to the body cells and transport of carbon dioxide from the cells to the atmosphere

5 True/False questions

  1. Spike feverthe 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. Pulse rhythmthe strength or amplitude of the pulse, the force of blood exerted with each heart beat

          

  3. Respiratory rhythmthe proportion of red blood cells (erythrocytes) to the total blood volume

          

  4. Systolic pressurethe pressure of the blood against the arterial walls when the ventricles of the heart are at rest

          

  5. mild hypothermiaa pulse with an abnormal rhythm

          

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