Chapter 9 Life Span Development Flashcards Preview

Prehospital Emergency Care > Chapter 9 Life Span Development > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chapter 9 Life Span Development Deck (13)
Loading flashcards...
1
Q

refers to a child between 12 and 18 years of age

A

adolescent

2
Q

soft spot on a infants head

A

fontanelles

3
Q

refers to a child from 1 month to 1 year of age

A

infant

4
Q

is the average years of life remaining based on the individuals year of birth

A

life expectancy

5
Q

the longest period of time for an organism to live, 120 years for human beings

A

maximum life span

6
Q

women in their 40, 50, 60 go through a permanent lose of menstruation and fertility

A

menopause

7
Q

refers to a child from birth to 1 month of age

A

neonate

8
Q

involuntary bed-wetting

A

nocturnal enuresis

9
Q

refers to a child 3 to 6 years of age

A

preschooler

10
Q

a period of, adolescent go through

A

puberty

11
Q

instantaneous and voluntary movement that is a result of birth

A

reflex

12
Q

refers to a child between 6 and 12 years of age

A

school-age child

13
Q

refers to a child who is 1 to 3 years of age

A

toddler