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Nursing Arts BP Quiz

The Force exerted by the blood against the walls of the Arteries is termed? Blood Pressure
The Normal Range for the Diastolic Pressure of an adult is? 0-79
Blood Pressure is measured in? MM/HG
The pulse pressure is determined by? The difference between Diastolic and systolic reading
The pressure exerted while the heart is relaxing is termed? Diastolic
The normal range for the Systolic BP of an adult is? 80/140
The Instrument used in taking BP is called? Sphygmomanometer
Which factors influence BP? Force of HB, Resistance of the arterial system,volume of blood
The most commonly used method in obtaining a BP is? Ausculatory
What BP reading woould cause concern? 130/100
BP increases with Obesity, emotions, exercise
_____&______ are hormones which regulate BP. Their secretions cause ____ in BP? ADH& Aldosterone Increase
If asked to take a patients vital signs you would take the patients? TPR & BP
Sever hemorrhaging would? Decrease BP, Increase pulse
Arteriosclerosis represents? Hardening and loss of elasticity of the vessel
During which phases of BP would the "swish" sound be heard ? Phase 2
During which phases of BP would the first sound be heard and therefore be recorded as the Systolic pressure? Phase 1
During which phases of BP could the ausculatory gap be heard? Phase 2
During which phases of BP is the diastolic BP heard? Phase 4
What is blood volume? The total amount of circulating blood
Cardiac output amount of blood ejected from the heart per minute
Peripheral Resistance resistance of blood flow caused by friction between blood and the vessels
Viscosity Thickness of the blood
Stroke Volume Amount of blood ejected from the hear per contraction
Essential Hypertension BP elevates without known causes
Intermittent Hypertension BP elevates from time to time with out cause
Malignant Hypertension Progressive hypertension with sever symptoms
Meniscus Curved surface at the top of the mercury column
Arrhythmia Abnormal heart rhythm
Created by: am/ao