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MDA 111

Final Exam

HTN BP starts at 140/90
Hypotension BP starts at 90/60
Average Pulse Rate 60-100 beats per minute
Average Respiratory Rate 12-20 breaths per minute
Average Temperatures Oral- 98.6 Temp- 98.6 Tymp- 98.6 Rectal- 99.6 Axillary- 97.6
Rales Crackling
Wheeze High pitched sound heard on expiration
Apnea No breath
Orthopnea Difficulty breathing in any position other than the upright position
Tachycardia Heart rate above 100 beats per minute
Bradycardia Heart rate below 60 beats per minute
Tachypnea Respiration rate above 20 breaths per minute
Bradypnea Respiration rate below 12 breaths per minute
What does ADL stand for Activities of Daily Living
What are some examples of ADL Going to the bathroom, taking a shower, brushing hair, brushing teeth
What do you tell a pt who has a fever and doesn't want to come in to be seen? Take antipyretics, increase fluid intake, stay dry
What is a subjective sx one that cannot be measured. what the patient tells you
What is an objective sx what you can see and feel. what can be measured.
What point does pyrexia occur? 101 degrees orally
What point does hyperpyrexia occur? 105 degrees orally
What should you monitor when interviewing a patient if you want to maintain awesome communication? Verbal and Non verbal messages so you can adjust you interview technique
How can you spread pink eye? Through contact
What is tonometry? Instrument to check fro glaucoma
What is documented inside the CC? Quality, Quantity, Location, Timing
What is a hordeolum? Stye
What is cerumen? earwax
What is presented in the first part of the medical history? Timing, Location, Quality, Quantity, Previous Illness
Created by: JDenning8984