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5 Matching questions

  1. pulse pressure
  2. diastolic pressure
  3. vital signs
  4. hemoglobin
  5. fever
  1. a pertaining to diastole, or the blood pressure at the instant of maximum cardiac relaxation
  2. b temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, and pain
  3. c difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures, normally 30 to 40 mm Hg
  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 elevation in the hypothalamic set point, so that body temperature is regulated at a higher level

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cessation of airflow through the nose and mouth
  2. abnormally rapid rate of breathing
  3. abnormally low blood pressure occurring when a person stands up
  4. measured in a complete blood count
  5. substance or procedure that reduces fever

5 True/False questions

  1. eupneacessation of airflow through the nose and mouth


  2. red blood cell countcondition 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. ventilationthe mechanical movement of gases into and out of the lungs


  4. bradycardiaan abnormally elevated heart rate, more than 100 beats per minute in adults


  5. perfusiondisorder characterized by an elevated blood pressure persistently exceeding 120/80 mm Hg