chap 3 pierson

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  1. anoxia
    absence of oxygen in the tissues
  2. apical pulse
    pulse found over apex of heart
  3. apnea
    absence of breathing
  4. arrhythmia
    variation normal rhythm
  5. auscultation
    listening for sounds within body using stethoscope
  6. bradycardia
    slow heartbeat
  7. cardiac output
    blood pumped from heart during contraction
  8. diaphoresis
    profuse perspiration
  9. diastole
    resting phase of heart
  10. dyspnea
    difficult breathing
  11. dysrthythmia
    disturbance of rhythm
  12. ectopic
    produced abnormally
  13. expiration
    exhale

    breath out
  14. fever
    body temp above normal
  15. hypertension
    high blood pressure
  16. hypotension
    low blood pressure
  17. inguinal
    pertaining to groin
  18. inspiration
    inhale
  19. intubation
    tube larynx open airway
  20. korotkoff's sounds
    sounds heard during auscultatory
  21. occlude
    fit close together
  22. orthopnea
    breath easier when sitting/standing
  23. pulse
    blood produced in arteries with contraction
  24. rale
    abnormal sound heard on auscultation of chest

    crackle
  25. rectal
    rectum
  26. respiration
    breathing
  27. SOB
    shortness of breath
  28. sphygmomanometer
    instrument measure blood pressure
  29. stethoscope
    convey sounds produced in the body
  30. stridor
    shrill heard during inspiration in laryngeal obstruction
  31. syncope
    fainting

    suspension of consciousness
  32. systole
    greatest pressure on arteries heartbeat

    contractile phase heartbeat
  33. tachycardia
    abnormally fast heartbeat
  34. vital signs
    • mesurement:
    • body temp
    • heart rate
    • respiration rate
    • blood pressure

    cardinal signs

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