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chpt 4 vital signs

vital signs chpt 4

Adventitious sounds abnormal breath sounds
afebrile without fever;the body temperature is normal
alveolus a thin-wall air sac of the lungs in which the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place
antecubital space the space located at the front of the elbow
antipyretic an agent that reduces fever
aorta the major trunk of the arterial system of the body
apnea the temporarycessation of breathing
axilla the armpit
bounding pulse a pulse with an increased volume that feels very strong and full
bradycardiA an abnormally slow heart rate ( less than 60 beats per minute).
bradypnea an abnormal decrease in the respiratory rate of less than 10 respirations per minute.
Created by: kelsiemitchell