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5 Matching questions

  1. Meniscus
  2. Hyperpyrexia
  3. Hypothalamic integrator
  4. Arterial blood pressure
  5. Pulse rhythm
  1. a the measure of the pressure exerted by the blood as it pulsates through the arteries
  2. b the pattern of the beats and intervals between the beats
  3. c the center in the brain that controls the core temperature; located in the preoptic area of the hypothalamus
  4. d the crescent-shaped upper surface of a column of fluid
  5. e an extremely high body temperature (e.g., 41 degrees C [105.8 degrees F])

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Oral Temporal Tympanic membrane Rectal Axillary
  2. the proportion of red blood cells (erythrocytes) to the total blood volume
  3. the occurrence short febrile periods of a few days interspersed with periods of 1 or 2 days of normal temperature
  4. the interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the circulating blood and the cells of the body tissues
  5. elevated body temperature

5 True/False questions

  1. Basal metabolic ratethe proportion of red blood cells (erythrocytes) to the total blood volume


  2. severe hypothermiaa pulse with an abnormal rhythm


  3. Respiratory rhythmrefers to the regularity of the expirations and the inspirations


  4. plateau phasenot feeling cold or hot


  5. lowest body tempreached between 0400 and 0600 hours. 4-6am