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Vital By Annette

Questions from chapter 17 Vital Signs

1. Vital signs are also known as? 1.Cardinal Signs
2.Pyerxia fever is defined when the body reaches what temperature? 2.100.4
3.What are the normal respirations for a child ages 1- 6? 3.20-30
4.The top number you hear when taking a blood pressur is known as? 4.Systolic
5.Hypothermia Occurs when the temperature falls below? 5.97.0 F
6.Name 3 different types of thermometers 6.digital, disposable, electronice, tympanic, temporal artery, and glass
7.Which artery is located between the larynz and the sternocleidomastoid muscle in the neck 7.Carotid Artery
8.A pulse rate above 100 beats per minute is known as 8.Tachycardia
9.Rapid and deep breathing is known as 9.Hyperpnea
10.What is a visual record of respiatory movement made by a spirometer and used in the assessment of pulmonary function and capacity 10.Spirogram
11.Lack of circulation due to a stoppage of blow flow is known as 11.Blood stasis
12.A scale that reisters the actual BP reading is a 12.Manometer
13. Difficult or painful breathing is known as 13.Dyspnea
14. Slow respirations in an adult, fewerthan 10 cycles per minute 14.Bradypnea
15. The pulse at the apex of the heart is the 15.Apical Pulse
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