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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. core temperature
  2. fever
  3. infrared thermometer
  4. hemoglobin
  5. antipyretic
  1. a 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. b elevation in the hypothalamic set point, so that body temperature is regulated at a higher level
  3. c temperature of deep structures of the body
  4. d substance or procedure that reduces fever
  5. e thermometer which relies on thermal radiation from the ear canal, tympanic membrane, axilla, and temporal artery to measure body temperature

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. pertaining to or resulting from ventricular contraction
  2. abnormal elevation of the temperature of the body above 37 C (98.6 F) because of disease; same as fever
  3. cessation of airflow through the nose and mouth
  4. 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. a slow heart rate, less than 60 beats per minute in adults

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. auscultatory gapdisappearance of sound when obtaining a blood pressure; typically occurs between the first and second Korotkoff sounds

          

  3. pulse deficitdifference between the systolic and diastolic pressures, normally 30 to 40 mm Hg

          

  4. afebrilepertaining to or characterized by an elevated body temperature

          

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