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5 Matching questions

  1. Viscous
  2. Conduction
  3. Pulse volume
  4. Hypothalamic integrator
  5. Tidal volume
  1. a the strength or amplitude of the pulse, the force of blood exerted with each heart beat
  2. b the volume of air that is normally inhaled and exhaled
  3. c the transfer of heat from one molecule to another in direct contact
  4. d thick, sticky
  5. e the center in the brain that controls the core temperature; located in the preoptic area of the hypothalamus

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. rewarming the body by applying hyperthermia (electric) blankets, warm IVs
  2. the difference between the apical pulse and the radial pulse
  3. pertaining to a fever; feverish
  4. (hyperthermia, fever) a body temperature above the normal range
  5. a condition in which the elastic and muscular tissues of the arteries are replaced with fibrous tissue

5 True/False questions

  1. Pulse pressurethe difference between the systolic and the diastolic blood pressure


  2. Vital signsmeasurements of physiological functioning, specifically body temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure; may include pain and pulse oximetry


  3. chill phasea central pulse located at the apex of the heart


  4. Arterial blood pressurethe measure of the pressure exerted by the blood as it pulsates through the arteries


  5. Convectionthe dispersion of heat by air currents


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