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5 Matching questions

  1. Hypotension
  2. Vaporization
  3. Tachypnea
  4. Hyperventilation
  5. Hypothalamic integrator
  1. a continuous evaporation of moisture from the respiratory tract and from the mucosa of the mouth and from the skin
  2. b the center in the brain that controls the core temperature; located in the preoptic area of the hypothalamus
  3. c very deep, rapid respirations
  4. d an abnormally low blood pressure; less than 100 mm Hg systolic in an adult
  5. e abnormally fast respirations, usually more than 24 respirations per minute

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the difference between the systolic and the diastolic blood pressure
  2. the occurrence short febrile periods of a few days interspersed with periods of 1 or 2 days of normal temperature
  3. the movement of air in and out of the lungs; the process of inhalation and exhalation
  4. the state a person is in when the amount of heat produced by the body exactly equals the amount of heat lost
  5. rewarming the body by applying hyperthermia (electric) blankets, warm IVs

5 True/False questions

  1. compliancethe ability for the arteries to contract and expand


  2. Orthostatic hypotensiondecrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions


  3. Peripheral pulsea pulse located in the periphery of the body (eg, foot, wrist)


  4. Diaphragmatic (abdominal) breathingcontraction 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. Fevera complete absence of respirations