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Week 6

Fundamentals Chapter 24

Febrile having a temperature above normal range
Afebrile having a temperature within normal range
Pyrexia Fever
Anti-Pyretic fever reducer
Tympanic Thermometer for use in the ear
Temporal Artery Thermometer (TA) for use on the temporal artery in the forehead
Apnea temporary complete absence of breathing
Sleep Apena most common breathing disorder in the US
Tachypnea rapid breathing
Bradypnea decreased breathing
Rales rattling sounds heard on inspiration & expiration
Wheezes high-pitched musical sounds heard on expiration
Stridor crowing sound heard on inspiration
Systole Top number for B/P
Diastole Bottom number for B/P
Hypertension elevated blood pressure
Hypotension decreased blood pressure
Created by: MissTina