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DEA 201

Week 1 vocabulary

Asymmetric parts that fail to correspond to one another
Blood Pressure pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessels
Bradycardia abnormally slow
Celsium scale of temperature that states water freezes at 0 and boils at 100
Baseline Vital signs Pulse, Respiration, Blood Pressure, Temperature
Brachial Artery artery located in your arm, best felt just below your inner elbow.
Bradypnea Abnormally slow breathing
commissures line where the upper and lower lip meet
Diagnosis the identification of the nature of the problem
Diastolic Blood Pressure normal rhythmic relaxation an dilation of the heart chambers
Exhalation breathing air out
fever high body temp
hypotension abnormally low blood pressure
inhalation breathing air in
palpitates Heartbeat that is rapid, strong, or irregular
stethoscope Instrument used for listening to sounds produced within the body
systolic blood pressure Rhythmic contraction of the heart especially of the ventricles
tachypnea abnormally rapid breathing
diagnostic models indicate the nature of the problem through distinctive characteristics or symptoms
dyspnea difficult breathing
fahrenheit A scale of temperature that states water freezes at 32° and boils at 212°
hypertension Abnormally high blood pressure
hypothermic Abnormally low body temperature
occlusion Your bite, the position of the teeth when your jobs are close
prognosis Likely outcome
sphygmomanometer Instrument for measuring blood pressure in the arteries
symmetric exactly the same
tachycardia And abnormally rapid heart rate
vital signs Clinical measurements of a patient's is essential body functios
Created by: ashblake4