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5 Matching questions

  1. When removing the thermometer from the patients mouth or site what must you do
  2. Parts of a Blood Pressure Machine
  3. What is the pressure of the blood felt against the wall of an artery
  4. Before taking a temperature you must do what first
  5. To take a pulse use what part of your hand
  1. a Cuff, gauge, bulb, control valve, internal bladder
  2. b Tips of your first 2 or 3 fingers, locate the pulse on the thumb side of the patients wrist
  3. c Remove the clean thermometer by the upper end. Use a clean tissue or dry cotton ball to wipe the thermometer from the stem to the bulb
  4. d put on gloves, and ask patient if they have had anything to eat, drink or smoke in the last 15 minutes
  5. e pulse

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Is a condition that occurs with some heart conditions. In some cases, the heart is weak & does not pump enough blood to produce a pulse. In other cases the heart beats too fast, & there is not enough time for the heart to fill with blood; therefore the heart does not produce a pulse during each beat.
  2. the forehead must be free of perspiration. Wipe the perspiration away if present.
  3. 46
  4. Hold thermometer with one hand to take the temperature, with the other hand pull the ear pinna up and back on any child over 1 year of age and on adults. Pull the ear pinna straight back for infants under 1 year old.
  5. 86

5 True/False questions

  1. Ways to measure temperaturerate


  2. Oral Normal Range of Temperature isrefers to the depth and quality of the respiration. Words used to describe are: Deep, Shallow, Labored, Difficult, Stertorous (abnormal sounds like snoring), Moist. Also regular or Irregular


  3. Temperature loss can be caused byUrination, Perspiration, Feces, Respiration


  4. Temperature of 38.3 degrees Celsius equals what in Fahrenheit101 degrees Farhenheit


  5. Tympanic Thermometers get reading from whatIn the ear or called Aural.