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5 Matching Questions

  1. Orthopnea
  2. Training Effect
  3. Vital Signs
  4. Pulse Rate
  5. Stethoscope
  1. a Instrument that carries sound to the ears (instrument used to listen to the sounds of the heart, lungs, and other internal organs)
  2. b Heart rate and consequently pulse rate become consistently lower than average with regular exercise (improvement increased in exercise)
  3. c Number of peripheral arterial pulsations palpated in a minute (the rate at which the heart beats)
  4. d Body temperature, pulse rate, respiratory, and blood pressure (a set of measurements of a patients condition taken regularly to assess the state of bodily functions)
  5. e Breathing that is facilitated by sitting up or standing

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Sudden but temporary drop in blood pressure when rising from a reclining or seated position
  2. Heart rate between 100 and 150 beats per minutes (bpm) at rest (abnormally fast heart rate)
  3. Absence of breathing
  4. Diminished Breathing (Reduced Breathing)
  5. Absence of Fever (without fever; body temperature is normal)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Cardiac OutputHarsh, highly-pitched sound heard on inspiration when there is laryngeal obstruction (a high-pitched crowing sound that occurs with an obstruction in the upper airway (trachea or larynx)


  2. ThermogenesisHeat production (The 3 main categories are : energy expended for basal metabolism, energy expended for physical activity, and energy expended for food consumption)


  3. Drawdown EffectCooling of the ear when it comes in contact with a thermometer probe


  4. Fahrenheit ScaleScale that uses 32°F as the temperature at which water freezes and 212°F as the point in which it boils


  5. TachypneaRapid respiratory rate (fast breathing greater < than 20 breathes per minute)


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