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5 Matching questions

  1. Apnea
  2. Auscultatory gap
  3. Respiration
  4. Diaphragmatic (abdominal) breathing
  5. Elasticity of the arterial wall
  1. a pliability or expansibility of the vessels
  2. b a complete absence of respirations
  3. c the temporary disappearance of sounds normally heard over the brachial artery when the sphygmomanometer cuff pressure is high and the sounds reappear at a lower level
  4. d contraction and relaxation of the diaphragm, observed by the movement of the abdomen, which occurs as a result of the diaphragm's contraction and downward movement
  5. e the act of breathing; transport of oxygen from the atmosphere to the body cells and transport of carbon dioxide from the cells to the atmosphere

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a pulse with an irregular rhythm
  2. a noninvasive device that measures the arterial blood oxygen saturation by means of a sensor attached to the finger
  3. the pressure of the blood against the arterial walls when the ventricles of the heart are at rest
  4. the dispersion of heat by air currents
  5. the wave of blood within an artery that is created by contraction of the left ventricle of the heart

5 True/False questions

  1. Costal (thoracic) breathinguse of the external intercostal muscles and other accessory muscles, such as the sternocleidomastoid muscles

          

  2. mild hypothermiacore body temp below the lower limit of normal

          

  3. Arterial blood pressurethe pressure of the blood against the arterial walls when the ventricles of the heart are at rest

          

  4. Hypothalamic integratorcore body temp below the lower limit of normal

          

  5. Eupneaa complete absence of respirations