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DA chapter 13

Prep for patient care

T/F The use of the thumb to palpate for a pulse is a prefered method False
T/F When taking a blood pressure, after the last pulsing sound is heard the cuff can be deflated rapidly True
sensitive topics may be discussed regarding patient health and medications being taken , certain patients may be identified for "premedication" status before treatment True
When should a patients medical history be reviewed and updated? Each visit
Which information is usually required on the medical history A. allergies B. previouse surgeries C. medical alerts D. Medication taken by the patient A. allergies
An abnormally slow resting pulse is Bradycardia
an abnormally slow resting respiratory rate is Bradypnea
Adults usually have a ____ respiration rate than children slower
Basic vital signs include 1. height 2. respiration rate 3. pulse rate 4.weight 5. body temp. 6. blood pressure 2,3,5,6
the earpiece of the stethoscope is placed ___ into the ear A. forward B. backward C. does not matter D. not in the ears at all A Forward
when inflating the cuff inflate to the level of approximately ___ for an adult A. 60 B. 80 C. 100 D.160 D. 160
feeling with the fingers or hand to determine the intermittent beating sensation of the pulse is called A.palpation B.systolic pressure C. antipyretic D. tachycardia A. palpation
before taking the bloodpressure the assistant should estimate the systolic pressure by which of the following methods A.palpation B. inflation C. obliteration D. deflation E. all the above All above
Created by: kelly pierce