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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Vital signs
  2. mild hypothermia
  3. Remittent fever
  4. Surface temperature
  5. Core temperature
  1. a rewarming the body by applying blankets
  2. b the temperature of the skin, the subcutaneous
  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 the temperature of the deep tissues of the body (e.g., thorax, abdominal cavity); relatively constant at 37°C (98.6°F)
  5. e measurements of physiological functioning, specifically body temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure; may include pain and pulse oximetry

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the difference between the systolic and the diastolic blood pressure
  2. (inspiration) the act of breathing in; the intake of air or other substances into the lungs
  3. 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
  4. the temporary disappearance of sounds normally heard over the brachial artery when the sphygmomanometer cuff pressure is high and the sounds reappear at a lower level
  5. (PMI) the point where the apex of the heart touches the anterior chest wall

5 True/False questions

  1. External respirationthe interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the circulating blood and the cells of the body tissues

          

  2. Apneaabnormally slow respiratory rate, usually less than 10 respirations per minute

          

  3. Afebrileabsence of a fever

          

  4. Hyperventilationvery deep, rapid respirations

          

  5. Hyperpyrexiaan extremely high body temperature (e.g., 41 degrees C [105.8 degrees F])

          

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