Card Set Information
Numerical measurement of heartbeats or respirations per minute; characteristic of measuring the pulse or respiration.
High-pitched sounds heard when bronchial tubes are narrowed by disease.
Artery located behind the knee
Area of the eardrum
Pulse rate of less than 0 beats per minute
Instrument used to measure blood pressure.
First measurable sound o blood pressure when the heart contracts
Measurement of blood pressure that is below the expected range for the patient's age group.
Heartbeat that is taken with a stethoscope over the apex of the heart.
Systemic measurement of a person's temperature, pulse rate, respiration, and blood pressure.
Minimum ("resting") pressure of blood againgst arteries occuring late in ventricular resting of the heart.
cycle of breathing including inspriation and expirtation in 1 minute
Measurement of a wital sign that serves as a basis to which all subsequent measurements of that vital sign are compared
Pulse rate greater than 100 beats per minute.
Act of taking a breath or breathing in; inhaling
Artery located in the upper arm
Shrill sound heard on inspiration
Artery located in the thigh
Numbr of heartbeats per minute
Artery located on both sides of the neck.
Low-pitched sounds created as air goes through narrowed bronchi
Artery located in the foot
Dorsalias pedis artery
Breathing sounds of "tissue paper being crumpled" caused by fluid or secretios in the bronchus
Pulse felt in the wrist over the radius.