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5 Matching questions

  1. Ventilation
  2. Pulse volume
  3. Eupnea
  4. cardiac output
  5. orthostatic hypotension
  1. a blood pressure that falls when the client sits or stands. (blood leaves the brain feeling faint)
  2. b volume of blood pumped into the arteries by the heart that equals the result of the stroke volume X the heart rate / minute.
  3. c the strength or amplitude of the pulse, the force of blood exerted with each heart beat
  4. d the movement of air in and out of the lungs; the process of inhalation and exhalation
  5. e normal, quiet breathing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an abnormally rapid pulse rate, greater than 100 beats per minute
  2. the interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the circulating blood and the cells of the body tissues
  3. the pattern of the beats and intervals between the beats
  4. the crescent-shaped upper surface of a column of fluid
  5. a temperature that rises to fever level rapidly following a normal temperature and then returns to normal within a few hours

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Hypoventilationvery shallow respirations


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


  4. Feverelevated body temperature


  5. Vaporizationcontinuous evaporation of moisture from the respiratory tract and from the mucosa of the mouth and from the skin