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61

Review patient's chart for the presence of history and physical, surgeon's orders, signed surgical consent, any required laboratory reports, and any _______ or interventions.

dx tests

62

Document known allergies on chart and with an ____ _____.

arm band

63

Report any abnormalities or discrepancies to the surgeon and/or _____ provider immediately.

anesthesia

64

Check the _____ checklist and review with the patient to ensure accuracy.

pre-op

65

Observe and assess the patient's _____ level.

anxiety

66

Check vital signs, including blood pressure, temperature, pulse and _____.

respirations

67

Identify any oral consumption prior to surgery and _____ of consumption by asking the patient.

time

68

Convey warmth, respect, and concern for the patient by keeping the patient covered and unexposed, ensuring patient _____.

dignity

69

Distinguish between normal and abnormal heart sounds.
systole

normal

70

Distinguish between normal and abnormal heart sounds.
murmurs

abnormal

71

Distinguish between normal and abnormal heart sounds.
reduplication

abnormal

72

Distinguish between normal and abnormal heart sounds.
diastole

normal

73

Pulse beat is the throbbing caused by the regular contraction and expansion of an _____ _____.

artery wall

74

Normal pulse rates vary according to _____ and _____.

sex and age

75

A heart rate (pulse) greater than ______ beats per minute is a common indicator of tachycardia.

100

76

An indicator of _____ is a heart rate (pulse) below 60 beats per minute in an adult.

bradycardia

77

pulse rate in women

72-80 bpm

78

pulse rate in infants

110-13- bpm

79

pulse rate in children over 7

75-90 bpm

80

recorded pulse pressure

systolic minus diastolic

81

pulse rate in men

60-70 bpm

82

pulse rate in neonates

140 bpm

83

ordinary, quiet respirations made without obvious effort

eupnea

84

painful, difficult, and labored breathing

dyspnea

85

increased rate and/or depth of respirations

hypernea

86

cessation of breathing or lack of breathing

apnea

87

breathing possible only when person sits or stands in an erect position

orthopnea

88

lack of oxygen or absence of oxygen

hypoxia

89

decreased amount of oxygen reaching the body cells

anoxia

90

any stoppage of respirations caused by strangulation, aspiration of foreign object, or drowning

suffocation