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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Meniscus
  2. Ventilation
  3. hypothermia
  4. mild hypothermia
  5. Hypothalamic integrator
  1. a the center that controls the core temperature is located in the preoptic area of the hypothalamus.
  2. b rewarming the body by applying blankets
  3. c core body temp below the lower limit of normal
  4. d the crescent-shaped upper surface of a column of fluid
  5. e the movement of air in and out of the lungs; the process of inhalation and exhalation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the temperature of the deep tissues of the body (e.g., thorax, abdominal cavity); relatively constant at 37°C (98.6°F)
  2. the interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the circulating blood and the cells of the body tissues
  3. the proportion of red blood cells (erythrocytes) to the total blood volume
  4. the difference between the apical pulse and the radial pulse
  5. a central pulse located at the apex of the heart

5 True/False questions

  1. Hypothalamic integratorthe center in the brain that controls the core temperature; located in the preoptic area of the hypothalamus

          

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

          

  3. Exhalation(expiration) the movement of gases from the lungs to the atmosphere

          

  4. External respirationthe interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the circulating blood and the cells of the body tissues

          

  5. Heat balancethe state a person is in when the amount of heat produced by the body exactly equals the amount of heat lost

          

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