Flashcards in Heart, Blood, Lungs & Digestion Deck (37):
What is systolic?
First heart sound
What is dystolic?
How blood pressure is read?
What is hypertension?
High blood pressure
What is hypotension?
Low blood pressure
What is used to take blood pressure?
What are the four pulse sites?
How many breaths should an adult take per minute?
How many breaths should a child take per minute?
What is a wheezing sound caused by?
Partially blocked airway
What is hemolytic anaemia?
Not enough red blood cells
What is classed as a high temperature?
39 or above
What are the 4 parts that blood is made up from?
Erythrocytes (red blood cells)
Leukocytes (white blood cells)
What are thrombocytes/platelets?
They clot blood
What is plasma?
Liquid portion of blood
How many litres of blood are in an adults system
What do arteries carry?
What do veins carry
De oxygenated blood
What are the three types of arteries?
Arteries - arterioles- capillaries
Arteries carry blood....
Away from the heart
Hat are the three types of veins?
Venous capillaries-venules- veins
Veins carry blood...
Towards the heart
How many chambers does the heart have?
Why are the two upper chambers of the heart called?
What are the two lower chambers of the heart called?
What does the right side of the heart do?
Transports deoxygenated blood to the lungs
What does the left side of the heart do?
Transports oxygenated blood from the lungs to the body
How does blood get from the lungs to the heart?
Via the pulmonary veins
Where is the superior vena cava from?
Where is the inferior vena cava from
What are the two forms of reparation?
How much oxygen do we exhale?
What is the inhalation process?
What is the exhalation process?
Carbon dioxide in the air
Which two actions does digestion use?
What enzymes in saliva aid digestion?
Ptyalin and maltase