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circulatory system blood system
pulmonary circulation flow of the blood from the heart, through the lungs, & back to the heart.
systemic circulation blood flow to all parts of the body except lungs.
heart hollow muscular organ that maintains the circulation of blood.
Atria (2) upper chambers recieving blood.
ventricles LOWER chambers that pumps the blood out of the heart
Right Atrium recieves oxygen poor blood from all parts of the body except lungs.
left ventricle recieves blood from left atrium and pumps it to all parts of the body except lungs.
capillaries small vessels that connect the arteries to the veins.
leukocytes -white blood cells -primary function is fighting diseases.
internal jugular main stem to the veins of the face.
external respiration exchange of gases in the lungs.
temperature oral temp. w/ a glass thermometer w/ a plastic sleeve.
normal temperature -98.6 -leave in patients mouth for 3 mins!
normal pulse is? for an adult is 60-80 beats per min.
radial pulse (wrist) inner surface near thumb.
respiration count the rise of the chest.
normal respiration is? for an adult is 16-18 breaths per min.
blood pressure refers to systolic and diastolic pressure.
antecubital fossa space in the small groove on the inner arm.
RAS right arm seated
LAS light arm seated
legal considerations dental assistants are not allowed to perscribe drugs.
Due Care legal obligation of the dentist. -he must be familiar w/ the drug.
Schedule I high abuse potential w/ no accepted medical usefulness. EX: marijuana, extasy
Schedule II high abuse potential that have accepted usefulness. EX: Morphine, Demerol
Schedule III less abuse potential and have accepted medical usefulness EX: Barbituates
Schedule IV low abuse potential EX: Depressants, Zanx, Valum
Schedule V low abuse potential EX: over the counter drugs
Digitalis to strengthen the heart
Carpole small glass cartridge
Analgesics dull perception of pain
Mild Analgesics Aspirin Tylenol
Parental injection
Subcutaneous under the skin
Topical application on the surface
prescriptions written under authorizing the pharmacist to furnish certain drugs.
heading includes name, address, # of the perscriber/ patient.
closing dentist's signature, and whether generic medications can be used.
handling and storage of drugs cool, dry, and well lit area.
antidote a material that counteracts a poison
cardiovascular protaining to the heart
respiratory hyperventilation
shock inadequate passage of oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body.
vasoconstrictor closes blood vessels.
thrombocytes (platelets) AId in blood clotting
2 types of respiration external/ internal
how is a thermometer read? parrellel to the floor
where is the carotid pulse? side of the neck.
Created by: martinez_1015