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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. systolic pressure
  2. hypotension
  3. febrile
  4. oxygen saturation
  5. pyrexia
  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 abnormal lowering of blood pressure that is inadequate for normal perfusion and oxygenation of tissues
  4. d pertaining to or resulting from ventricular contraction
  5. e abnormal elevation of the temperature of the body above 37 C (98.6 F) because of disease; same as fever

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the mechanical movement of gases into and out of the lungs
  2. 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.
  3. situation in which body temperature exceeds the set point
  4. abnormal lowering of body temperature below 35 C, or 95 F , usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. apneanormal respirations that are quiet, effortless, and rhythmical


  2. diaphoresissecretion of sweat, especially profuse secretion associated with an elevated body temperature, physical exertion, or emotional stress


  3. eupneacessation of airflow through the nose and mouth


  4. apical pulseheartbeat as listened to with the bell or diaphragm of a stethoscope placed on the apex of the heart


  5. heat strokemeasured in a complete blood count


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