Ch28-Key_Terms

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Ch28-Key_Terms
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2011-09-19 19:07:42
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Ch28 Key Terms
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  1. Force exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessel to maintain tissue perfusion during rest and activity.
    blood pressure
  2. Formula using weight and height to determine the percentage of total body fat
    body mass index (BMI)
  3. Total blood flow through the systemic or pulmonary circulation per minute
    cardiac output (CO)
  4. Phase in the cardiac cycle when the heart is at rest.
    diastolic blood pressure
  5. Sustained elevation of blood pressure
    hypertension
  6. Blood pressure lower than needed for adequate tissue perfusion and oxygenation
    hypotension
  7. Hypotension occurring when changing position from supine to upright
    orthostatic hypotension
  8. The pressure against the flow of blood to or from the arteries or veins outside the chest.
    peripheral vascular resistance (PVR)
  9. Difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
    pulse pressure
  10. Pathological decrease in systolic blood pressure by 10 mm Hg or more on inspiration
    pulsus paradoxus
  11. Rapid increase in blood pressure after abrupt stopping of medication
    rebound hypertension
  12. Blood pressure measured at the moment of contraction.
    systolic blood pressure

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