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  1. Cyanosis
  2. what should you do if you hear abnormal sounds or beats while taking an Apical pulse
  3. Rales
  4. Location of the Apex of the Heart
  5. Axillary Normal Range Temperature in Celsius
  1. a At the 5th Intercostal space Inbetween the ribs, by the midclavicular line down
  2. b Bubbling or noisy sounds caused by fluids or mucus in the air passages
  3. c 36.0 to 37.0 Degrees Celsius
  4. d a dusky, bluish discoloration of the skin, lips, & or nail beds as a result of decreased oxygen & increased carbon dioxide in the bloodstream
  5. e Report it immediately to your supervisor

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A low or High temperature can indicate disease
  2. By prolonged exposure to hot temperatures
  3. Is a Pulse count taken with a stethoscope at the apex of the heart.
  4. Rectal and Temporal
  5. Some people have accelerated body process & usually have higher temperatures, others have slower body processes & usually have lower body temperatures

5 True/False Questions

  1. Apical pulses should be taken for how longat the inner aspect of the wrist, above the thumb


  2. When putting the thermometer into the patients mouth, where is it placed and what instructions do you give to the patientRemove the clean thermometer by the upper end. Use a clean tissue or dry cotton ball to wipe the thermometer from the stem to the bulb


  3. Clinical Thermometer partsIt has a long slender bulb, stem, tip colored red or blue, filled with mercury or alcohol


  4. What type of information is given for an Aural temperatureThe thermometer detects & measure the thermal, infrared energy radiating from blood vessels in the tympanic membrane, or eardrum.


  5. Carotid Pulse is taken whereAt the neck on either side of the trachea


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