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BiophysicalAsmtvocab

NCCUnit3_biophysical assesssmenrt vocabulary

TermDefinition
Afebrile
Anoxia absence of oxygen in tissue,
Febrile=
Cyanosis is a physical sign causing bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes. is caused by a lack of O2 in the blood .associated with cold temps, heart failure, lung diseases,and smothering. seen in infants at birth as a result of heart defects,respi
Pyrexia
Crackles a small, sharp sound heard on auscultation. Caused by dry, bristly hair and insufficient pressure on the stethoscope head. characteristic of emphysema,especially when it is subcutaneous. See also rale.
Hyperpyrexia
Rales
Hypothermia
Rhonchi
Conduction the transfer of heat from one molecule to another in direct contact
Stridor
Convection
Stertor
Radiation
DOE
Vaporization
Cheyne Stokes
Intermittent Fever
Kussmaul’s
Remittent Fever
Systolic
Relapsing fever
Diastolic
Bradycardia
Hypertension
Tachycardia
Hypotension
Arrhythmia
Sphygmomanometer
Radial Pulse ?? pulse located on the radial artery ???
Pulse Pressure
Apical Pulse
Erythema
Pulse Deficit
Hyperemia
Stroke Volume
Pallor
Eupnea
Jaundice
Tachypnea
Icterus jaundice
Hyperventilation
Ecchymosis
Hyperpnea
Petechiae
Bradypnea
Abrasion
Orthopnea
Excoriation
Apnea
Wheal
Dyspnea
Vesicle
Hypoxia
Cyst
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