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chapter 35-40-41 Ma

covers vitals, ped, geriatric's

what is the average oral temp. for a 2 month old no temp. 2 months is to young for an oral temp.
what is the normal range of an oral temp for a 5 year old 95.5-99.5F
what is the normal range of an oral temp for a 12 year old 97.6-99.6F
Normal infant pulse is 120-160
Normal infant Systolic 74-100
Normal infant Diastolic 50-70
Normal rectal temp range for age 0-2 years old 97.9-100.4F
Normal Axillary for age 0-2 years old 94.5-99.1F
Normal Aural for age 0-2 years old 97.5-100.4
Normal range for toddler resp. 24-40
Normal range for toddler pulse 90-140
Normal range for toddler Systolic 80-112
Normal range for a toddler Diastolic 50-80
What is the age range for "old" 75-85
Whar is the age range for "old-old" 85-100
What is the age range for "elite" 100+
What is the age range for "young old" 65-75
What does the abbreviation FTT stand for Failure To Thrive
What is the life expectancy for men 73
What is the life expectancy for women 78
Age 4 weeks to 1 year is infancy
Age 3 to 6 years old is preschool
Ages 1-3 years is toddler
School age is ages 6-12
Puberty starts at what age 12
The normal range for Pediatric head circumference ( in inches) is 12.5-14.5in
Normal range for a Pediatric chest circumference (in centimeters) is 31.75-36.83
This disease is recognized by a " seal like" cough Croup
The most common and chronic disease in children Asthma
An infection of the middle ear due to differnt forms of URI Otitis media
Elevation of pressure in one of the chambers of the eye that can decrease vision and lead to blindness. Gluacoma
An abnormal and persistent mood characterized by saddness, melancholy, slowed mental process and changes in eating and sleeping habits. Depression
A document that allows patients to request that life- sustaining treatments and nutritionial support not be used to prolong their life. Advanced directive
This is caused by group A beta hemolytic strptococcus pyogenes Strep throat
a measurement of body wt relative to ht and is associated with the amount of body fat Body Mass Index
This occurs in winter and spring and is the most common cause of bronchiolitis Respiratory synctial virus
Ridding the body of food through vomiting or taking laxatives, enemas, or diuretics Purging
In children under___ years of age , temp should measured with tympanic or axillary thermometers 5
_____ is the best defense to ward off colds hand washing
_____ is the reawakening of the dormant chicken pox virus that causes skin rash and can lead to prolonged pain Shingles
A person who cannot live independently but does not require 24-hour care would be a good candidate for assisted living
The reduction in breathing is a physical change of aging that affects which body system respiratory
The abbreviation DNR means do not resuscitate
Clouding in the eye, which impacts vision is called cataracts
An examination done on a dead body to determine the cause of death Autopsy
The Axillary method is the most common site for taking a temp False
The normal body temperture based on statistical averages for the ear is 98.6
Pulse rate is a measurement of the number of times the heart beats in a minute
Patients HT and WT are measured with the shoes off
A blood pressure rate of ____ is considered to be normal for an adult 120/80
At which month should an infant be able to reach for and hold objects 5
This is a type of confusion occuring in some older patients after sundown or at night Sundowner syndrome
_______ a blockage or bleeding of a blood vessel in the brain that leads to weakness, loss of sensation, difficulty talking, or other neurological problems Stroke
Created by: lacher1
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