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5 Matching questions

  1. Pulse volume
  2. Polypnea
  3. Constant fever
  4. Point of maximal impulse
  5. Hypothalamic integrator
  1. a a state in which the body temperature fluctuates minimally but always remains above normal (typhoid)
  2. b (PMI) the point where the apex of the heart touches the anterior chest wall
  3. c the center in the brain that controls the core temperature; located in the preoptic area of the hypothalamus
  4. d abnormally fast respirations
  5. e the strength or amplitude of the pulse, the force of blood exerted with each heart beat

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. abnormally fast respirations, usually more than 24 respirations per minute
  2. an abnormally low blood pressure; less than 100 mm Hg systolic in an adult
  3. rewarming the body by applying blankets
  4. the wave of blood within an artery that is created by contraction of the left ventricle of the heart
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. orthostatic hypotensionblood pressure that falls when the client sits or stands. (blood leaves the brain feeling faint)

          

  3. Eupneanormal, quiet breathing

          

  4. Hypoventilationvery shallow respirations

          

  5. Pulse rhythmthe strength or amplitude of the pulse, the force of blood exerted with each heart beat