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joint is permanently immobile
unused muscle decreases in size and loses their normal strength and function.
When bones do not have weight bearing activity and demineralize. Calcium in bones deplete.(753)
strong spinning sensation which impairs balance
when muscle do not shorten and lengthen for long periods of time. permanent shortening of the muscle
a pulse with an irregular rhythm
heart rate in an adult of 60 bpm or less
an excessively fast heart rate, more than 100 bpm
unusually fast breathing, generally considered to be over 20 breaths per minute in a resting adult
an abnormally slow respiratory rate, which may be seen in clients who have taken narcotics
abnormalities in heart rate and rhythm
describes agents that induce sweating, or their effect
Not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty
periods of no breathing
difficult of labored breathing
Define O2 Saturation:
relative measure of the amount of oxygen that is dissolved or carried in a given medium, such as blood
A pulse oximeter is a medical that indirectly measures the oxygen saturation of a patient's blood on the finger.
fever of unknown origin.
shortness of breath when laying flat
consists chiefly of serum (the clear potion of the blood) derived from blood. (470)
blood-tinged drainage. (470)
adhesive or sticky; viscous or glutinous.
thicker than serous exudates because it contains pus. Pus consists of leukocytes, liquefied dead tissue debris, dead and living bacteria.
middle upper region of the abdomen.
area pertaining to under the ribs.
center region of the abdomen, navel
region of the abdomen, below the navel.
bony sides of the ankle joints.
the heel bone
the lowest and rearmost of the three bones that make up each half of the pelvis
The the iliac crest is the curved ridge at the top of the pelvic bone
a triangular bone at the base of the spine that joins to a hip bone on each side and forms part of the pelvis
a small triangular bone at the base of the spinal column