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SBGR Vital Signs

SBGR ALH 117 Week 4

febrile elevated temperature
hypotension low blood pressure
pulse what can be felt on the skin as blood moves through a vessel
respiration exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide with the atmosphere, in the lungs and in the cells
blood pressure the pressure of the blood as it moves through the artery
hypertension elevated blood pressure
homeostasis state of equilibrium in the body's environment
rales abnormal crackling breath sounds during inspiration
diastolic phase of blood circulation where pumping chambers are filling with blood
systolic phase of blood circulation where hearts pumping chambers are actively pumping blood
syncope fainting
arrhythmia without normal heart rhythm
dyspnea painful or difficult breathing
apnea without breathing
hyper- increased, excessive
hypo- decreased insufficient
a- no, not, without
-pnea breathing
dys- painful, difficult
Created by: SBGrandRapids