Welcome to StudyStack, where users create FlashCards and share them with others. Click on the large flashcard to flip it over. Then click the green, red, or yellow box to move the current card to that box. Below the flashcards are blue buttons for other activities that you can try to study the same information.
Test Android StudyStack App
Please help StudyStack get a grant! Vote here.
Reset Password Free Sign Up

Free flashcards for serious fun studying. Create your own or use sets shared by other students and teachers.

Remove Ads
incorrect cards (0)
correct cards (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the Correct box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the Incorrect box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

Correct box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Gen Med II quiz 1

NIBP Notes

Another name for high blood pressure is, hypertension
The blood pressure reading when the heart is contracting is called the_________ pressure. systolic
The resting pressure of the heart is called the___________ pressure diastolic
When taking a blood pressure reading a machine or a nurse listens for the __________ sound. Korotkoff
This is the sound of the __________ of blood flow. occlusion
What percent of the blood pressure cuff should cover the arm? 80%
Another extremity other than the arm that can be used to take a blood pressure reading? thigh
What task are you performing when you enter service mode on an NIBP when you enter service mode and inflate the cuff to 200mmHG, and check for a leak-down of less than 15mmHG. leak test
What are the standards for the max pressure test on an NIBP machine? 300mmHG +-10%
How many alarms are there on most NIBP machine? 4
Hi/Low systolic, Hi low diastolic, MAP and pulse rate are all types of Alarms
There are how many types of blood pressure cuffs are there? 6
Adult, Small, Medium and large thigh, peds and neo are all sizes of blood pressure cuffs
what converts a mechanical pressure to an electrical potential? pressure transducer
what converts an electrical signal to a mechanical pressure? solenoid
what is a common application for a solenoid? valve
Created by: jayxfour4 on 2012-02-09

bad sites Copyright ©2001-2015  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.