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5 Matching questions

  1. hemoglobin
  2. oxygen saturation
  3. febrile
  4. fever
  5. antipyretic
  1. a pertaining to or characterized by an elevated body temperature
  2. b the amount of hemoglobin fully saturated with oxygen, given as a percent value
  3. c elevation in the hypothalamic set point, so that body temperature is regulated at a higher level
  4. d complete blood count measures red blood cell count, volume of red blood cells, and concentration of hemoglobin, which reflects patient's blood capacity to carry O2
  5. e substance or procedure that reduces fever

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. complete blood count measures red blood cell count, volume of red blood cells, and concentration of hemoglobin, which reflects patient's blood capacity to carry O2
  2. situation in which body temperature exceeds the set point
  3. narrowing of surface blood vessels; reduces heat loss
  4. pertaining to diastole, or the blood pressure at the instant of maximum cardiac relaxation
  5. normal respirations that are quiet, effortless, and rhythmical

5 True/False questions

  1. diaphoresisabnormal elevation of the temperature of the body above 37 C (98.6 F) because of disease; same as fever

          

  2. tachycardiaa slow heart rate, less than 60 beats per minute in adults

          

  3. heat strokecontinued exposure to extreme heat raising the core body temperature to 40.5 C (105 F) or higher

          

  4. pulse deficitcondition 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. pulse pressuredifference between the systolic and diastolic pressures, normally 30 to 40 mm Hg