Flashcards in BN4 Vital Signs Deck (27):
What term means without fever?
What term means absence of breathing?
What term means a pulse with an irregular rhythm?
What term describes the force that circulating blood exerts against the arterial walls as the heart contracts and relaxes?
What term describes an unusually strong pulse?
What term describes an abnormally slow heartbeat?
What term is a measure of the amount of heat in the deep tissues?
What term describes the pressure exerted on the arterial walls during ventricular relaxation at which point, the left ventricle is filled with blood?
What term describes labored or difficult breathing?
What term describes the act of expelling air out of the lungs?
What term describes with fever?
What term describes abnormally high blood pressure?
What term describes elevated body temperature related to the body's inability to promote heat loss or reduce heat production?
What term describes abnormally low blood pressure?
What is the act of taking air into the lungs?
What is the sound heard, via sethoscope over an artery distal to the blood pressure cuff?
What term describes the flow of blood through tissues, providing them with oxygen and nutrients, and removing waste products?
What is another term for fever?
What term would describe the drop in blood pressure someone feels has when going from lying or sitting to standing?
What term describes the exchange of gases between the atmosphere, blood, and body cells?
What is a measurement that consist of one inspiration and one expiration?
What term describes a compression cuff with a pressure bulb containing a release valve that is used to obtain blood pressure?
What term describes the peak pressure exerted on the arterial walls during ventricular contraction?
What term describes an abnormally elevated heartbeat?
What is a measurement of the amount of heat below the skin and the subcutaneous tissues?
What is a weak and rapid pulse?