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1

_____ usually weigh 6-8 lbs at birth

neonates

2

_____ occurs when something touches a neonates cheek and the neonate turns his or her head instinctively towards the touch

rooting reflex

3

school age children in the stage of ________ act solely to avoid punishment and to get what they want

pre-conventional reasoning

4

the beginning of menopause is ages

40-50

5

solidification of lifelong habits occurs during these ages

19-25

6

in late adulthood blood flow may drop as much as

50%

7

as the human body ages, it gains weight and BP ____

INC

8

neonates are known as

nosebreathers

9

because infants lungs are fragile they are susceptible to ______ if ventilations are too forceful

barotrauma

10

the ______ is a startle reflex

moro reflex

11

an infant is considered to be between ____ and ____

1 month and 1 year

12

_____ occurs when something is placed in the infants hand

palmar grasp

13

when a neonates lips are stroked they produce the ____

sucking reflex

14

_______ in an infant may indicate dehydration

sunken fontanelles

15

bulging fontanelles can be an indication of _____

INC intracranial pressure

16

in the ______ vital signs tend to level off and approach normal adult ranges

adolescent 12-18 yrs

17

______ is a disorder in which cholesterol and calcium deposits within BV wall build up, form plaque, and can lead to a partial or complete blockage of blood flow

atherosclerosis

18

normal pulse rate of a neonate

90-180 BPM

19

_____ is clingy behavior and fear of unfamiliar places and people (usually occurs between ages 10-18mo)

separation anxiety

20

basic language is mastered by what age

36 months

21

_____ children begin to develop their self-concept and self-esteem

school age

22

toddlers are ___ to ____ years

1-3yrs

23

age group that is most fixated on public image and terrified of being embarrassed

12-18

24

the human body should be functioning at its optimal level from age _____to _____

19-40yrs

25

increasing cholesterol levels and decreased efficiency of the heart begins to become a concern for ages ____ to _____

41-60

26

in the respiratory system of ____ adults; the size of the airway INC, the elasticity of the lung DEC, and the strength of intercostal muscles and diaphragm DEC

older adults

27

percentage of elderly adults that live at home

.95