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5 Matching questions

  1. Pyrexia
  2. Fahrenheit Scale
  3. Orthopnea
  4. Tachypnea
  5. Dyspnea
  1. a Fever (a rise in the temperature of the body)
  2. b Rapid respiratory rate (fast breathing greater < than 20 breathes per minute)
  3. c Scale that uses 32°F as the temperature at which water freezes and 212°F as the point in which it boils
  4. d Difficult or labored breathing
  5. e Breathing that is facilitated by sitting up or standing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Absence of breathing
  2. Harsh, highly-pitched sound heard on inspiration when there is laryngeal obstruction (a high-pitched crowing sound that occurs with an obstruction in the upper airway (trachea or larynx)
  3. Volume of blood ejected from the left ventricle per minute ( heart rate x stroke volume, CO = HR (beats/minute) X SV (liters/beat) - Normal adult: 4-8 liters/minute)
  4. Warmth at the skin surface (is temperature closer to the the surface (oral cavity and skin) - adult varies normally from 97.9 - 98.6 ° F)
  5. Ear Wax

5 True/False questions

  1. Postural HypotensionSudden but temporary drop in blood pressure when rising from a reclining or seated position


  2. Doppler StethoscopeInstrument that carries sound to the ears (instrument used to listen to the sounds of the heart, lungs, and other internal organs)


  3. ThermogenesisHeat production (The 3 main categories are : energy expended for basal metabolism, energy expended for physical activity, and energy expended for food consumption)


  4. ArrhythmiaA pulse rate less than 60 beats per minute (bpm) in an adult ( slow heart rate)


  5. Respiratory RateNumber of ventilations per minutes (number of breaths you take each minute,the rate at which a person inhales and exhales)