Flashcards in 115 Unit 5 Deck (59)
____ is the cyclical nature of body functions; functions controlled from within the body are synchronized with environmental factors. Same meaning as biorhythm.
____ is a condition characterized by sudden muscular weakness and loss of muscle tone.
____ is the repetition of certain physiological phenomena within a 24-hour cycle.
____ is extreme fatigue felt during the day.
Excessive daytime sleepiness
Falling asleep at inappropriate times, such as while eating, talking, or driving indicates what?
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
____ is a class of drugs that causes insensibility to pain and induces sleep.
____ is the condition characterized by chronic inability to sleep or remain asleep through the night.
____ is a neurohormone produced in the brain that helps control circadian rhythms.
____ is a syndrome involving sudden sleep attacks that a person cannot inhibit. The uncontrollable desire to sleep may occur several times during a day.
____ is urination at night.
____ can be a symptom of renal disease or may occur in persons who drink excessive amounts of fluids before bedtime.
____ is sleep that occurs during the first four stages of normal sleep.
Nonrapid Eye Movement Sleep (NREM)
____ is the stage of sleep in which dreaming and rapid eye movements are prominent. Important for mental restoration
Rapid Eye Movement Sleep (REM)
____ are medications that produce a calming effect by decreasing functional activity, diminishing irritability, and allaying excitement.
____ is a state marked by reduced consciousness, diminished activity of the skeletal muscles and depressed metabolism.
____ is cessation of breathing for a time during sleep.
____ is the condition resulting from a decrease in the amount, quality, and consistency of sleep.
____ is the resistance to the ejection of blood from the left ventricle.
____ is the collapse of alveoli, preventing the normal respiratory exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide.
____ is a portion of he cardiac conduction system located on the floor of the right atrium; it receives electrical impulses from the atrium and transmits them to the bundle of His.
____ is the adequacy of the cardiac output for an individual. It takes into account the body surface area of the patient.
____ is the volume of blood expelled by the ventricles of the heart, equal to the amount of blood ejected at each beat multiplied by the number of beats in the period of time used for computation.
____ is actively assisting the patient with achieving and maintaining an optimal level of health through controlled physical exercise, nutrition consoling, relaxation, and stress management techniques, prescribed medications and oxygen and compliance.
____ is the basic emergency procedures for life support consisting of artificial respiration and manual external cardiac massage.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
____ is the striking of the chest wall with a cupped hand to promote mobilization and drainage of pulmonary secretions.
____ is the group of therapies used to mobilize pulmonary secretions for expectoration.
Chest physiotherapy (CPT)
____ is a catheter inserted through the thorax into the chest cavity for removing air or fluid, used after chest or heart surgery or pneumothorax.
____ is the respiration in which the abdomen moves out while the diaphragm descends on inspiration.
____ is the movement of molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of lower concentration.