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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. perfusion
  2. auscultatory gap
  3. afebrile
  4. red blood cell count
  5. systolic pressure
  1. a disappearance of sound when obtaining a blood pressure; typically occurs between the first and second Korotkoff sounds
  2. b 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
  3. c without fever
  4. d (1) passage of a fluid through a specific organ or an area of the body; (2) therapeutic measure whereby a drug intended for an isolated part of the body is introduced via the bloodstream
  5. e pertaining to or resulting from ventricular contraction

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. narrowing of surface blood vessels; reduces heat loss
  2. sound heard during the taking of blood pressure using a sphygmomanometer and stethoscope
  3. 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
  4. an abnormally elevated heart rate, more than 100 beats per minute in adults
  5. deviation from the normal pattern of the heartbeat

5 True/False questions

  1. diastolic pressurepertaining to or resulting from ventricular contraction

          

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

          

  3. vital signstemperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, and pain

          

  4. ventilationcomplete 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. hyperthermiaabnormal lowering of body temperature below 35 C, or 95 F , usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold