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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. eupnea
  2. pulse pressure
  3. dysrhythmia
  4. bradycardia
  5. Korotkoff sound
  1. a a slow heart rate, less than 60 beats per minute in adults
  2. b difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures, normally 30 to 40 mm Hg
  3. c deviation from the normal pattern of the heartbeat
  4. d sound heard during the taking of blood pressure using a sphygmomanometer and stethoscope
  5. e normal respirations that are quiet, effortless, and rhythmical

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. abnormal lowering of body temperature below 35 C, or 95 F , usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold
  2. device for measuring the arterial blood pressure that consists of an arm or leg cuff with an air bladder connected to a tube and a bulb for pumping air into the bladder and a gauge for indicating the amount of air pressure being exerted against the artery; blood pressure cuff
  3. without fever
  4. condition that exists when the radial pulse is less than the ventricular rate as auscultated at the apex or seen on an electrocardiogram. The condition indicates a lack of peripheral perfusion for some of the heart contractions.
  5. secretion of sweat, especially profuse secretion associated with an elevated body temperature, physical exertion, or emotional stress

5 True/False questions

  1. febrilewithout fever


  2. core temperaturetemperature of deep structures of the body


  3. systolic pressurepertaining to diastole, or the blood pressure at the instant of maximum cardiac relaxation


  4. heat strokemeasured in a complete blood count


  5. orthostatic hypotensionabnormal lowering of blood pressure that is inadequate for normal perfusion and oxygenation of tissues