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SBGR Vital Signs

SBGR MA 150 Week 1

febrile elevated body temperature
hypotension low blood pressure
pulse what is felt on the skin as blood moves through an artery
respiration the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the atmosphere, blood and cells
blood pressure pressure of the blood against the artery walls
hypertension high blood pressure
homeostasis internal body adaption to maintain a steady state
rhonchi abnormal rumbling sound when exhaling
diastolic phase of blood circulation when hearts pumping chambers are filling with blood
systolic phase of blood circulation when hearts pumping chambers are activly pumping blood
syncope fainting
arrhythmia without a normal heart rhythm
dyspnea painful or difficult breathing
apnea absence of breathing
hyper- increased, excessive
hypo- decreased, deficient
a- no, not, without
-pnea breathing
dys- painful, difficult
Created by: SBGrandRapids