Chapter 9

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Chapter 9
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Life Span Development
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  1. The period ranging from birth to 1 year of age is referred to as the _____stage of development.
    Infant.
  2. An infant typically has a respiratory rate of about:
    20 to 30 breaths per minute.
  3. An infant typically has a heart rate of _____ beats per minute.
    120
  4. The infant's airway is ____ than an adult's.
    Narrower
  5. When assessing an infant's respiratory rate, the EMT should look at the patient's:
    Abdomen.
  6. An abnormal response of an infant being removed from the caregiver would be:
    Lethargy.
  7. A normal heart rate for a toddler would be _____ beats per minute.
    100
  8. A normal respiratory rate for a toddler would be ___ breaths per minute.
    20-30
  9. Children begin to replace crying with verbal communication by about __ year(s) of age.
    3
  10. A normal heart rate for a school-age child would be about ___ beats per minute.
    70-110
  11. A normal respiratory rate for a school-age child would be about ___ breaths per minute.
    20-30
  12. A normal heart rate for an adolescent would be about ___ beats per minute.
    55-105
  13. A normal respiratory rate for an adolescent would be ___ breaths per minute.
    12-20
  14. A normal heart rate for a person in early adulthood would be ___ beats per minute.
    70
  15. Your body's organ systems are functioning at peak performance during the ____ stage of life.
    Early adult
  16. A normal respiratory rate for a person in early adulthood would be ___ breaths per minute.
    16-20
  17. Your body begins to degrade during the _____ stage of life.
    Middle adult
  18. If an individual were not able to succumb to accidents or illnesses, the maximum life span would about be ___ years.
    120
  19. Blood vessels begin to thicken and increase peripheral vascular resistance during the _____ stage of life.
    Late adult
  20. Neonate is the term referring to a child
    birth to one month of age.
  21. toddler
    a child who is one to three years of age.
  22. preschooler
    is a child who is three to six years of age.
  23. Early adulthood is the stage of development
    from 20 to 40 years of age.
  24. Early adulthood Vital signs
    • 1. Average heart rate is 70 beats per minute.
    • 2. Average respiratory rate is 16–20 breaths per minute.
    • 3. Average blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg.
  25. Middle adulthood is the stage of development
    from 41 to 60 years of age.
  26. Middle adulthood Vital signs
    • 1. Average heart rate is 70 beats per minute.
    • 2. Average respiratory rate is 16–20 breaths per minute.
    • 3. Average blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg.
  27. An adolescent Vital signs
    • 1. Normal heart rates range from 55–105 beats per minute.
    • 2. Respiratory rates range from 12–20 breaths per minute.
    • 3. Systolic blood pressure is between 100–120 mmHg.
  28. School-age children Vital signs
    • 1. Normal heart rates range from 70–110 beats per minute.
    • 2. Respiratory rates range from 20–30 breaths per minute.
    • 3. Systolic blood pressure is between 80–120 mmHg.
  29. Soft spots on a baby's skull that allow the head to pass through the birth canal during delivery and expand during development
    fontanelles

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