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5 Matching questions

  1. Internal respiration
  2. Pulse pressure
  3. Point of maximal impulse
  4. severe hypothermia
  5. Core temperature
  1. a rewarming the body by applying hyperthermia (electric) blankets, warm IVs
  2. b the difference between the systolic and the diastolic blood pressure
  3. c (PMI) the point where the apex of the heart touches the anterior chest wall
  4. d the interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the circulating blood and the cells of the body tissues
  5. e the temperature of the deep tissues of the body (e.g., thorax, abdominal cavity); relatively constant at 37°C (98.6°F)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. blood pressure that falls when the client sits or stands. (blood leaves the brain feeling faint)
  3. reached between 1600 and 1800 hours. 4-6pm
  4. a pulse with an irregular rhythm
  5. the ability for the arteries to contract and expand

5 True/False questions

  1. Febrilepertaining to a fever; feverish


  2. Inhalationthe movement of air in and out of the lungs; the process of inhalation and exhalation


  3. Pulse deficitthe difference between the systolic and the diastolic blood pressure


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


  5. Hypoventilationvery deep, rapid respirations


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