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health
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2010-02-26 13:12:45
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  1. Tempature , pulse , respiration , blood pressure
    vital signs
  2. pressure is lowest level when the heart is relaxed and no pulse is felt , bottom
    distolic
  3. abnormally low BP , caused by shock or trauma , 90/60 or below
    hypotension
  4. measure of the number of heartbeats felt from the movement of the blood through an artery
    most accurate taken for one minute
    pulse rate
  5. a slow heartbeat , a pulse below 60 beats per minute
    bradycardia
  6. time between each pulse beat
    rhythm
  7. condition in which an individual must sit or stand to breath comfortably
    orthopenea
  8. reflect palpable beat of the arteries throughout the body as they expand in response to the contraction of the heart
    pulse rate
  9. rises and falls only slightly during a 24 hre period
    continuous
  10. comes and goes , alternating between elevated and normal levels
    intermittent
  11. less than 120/80 , 100/60-119-/79
    normal BP
  12. 120/80-139/89
    prehypertension
  13. has great fluctuation, more than 3 degress, and never returns to normal range
    remittent fever
  14. pressure is highest level that occurs when the heart is contracting and the pulse beat is felt
    top number in BP
    systolic
  15. infection either bacterial or viral
    fever
  16. balance between the heat lost and the heat produced by the body
    body temp
  17. silent killer , no symptoms , 140/90 or higher
    hypertension
  18. oral
    axillary
    tympanic
    rectal
    • 98.6
    • 97.6
    • 98.6
    • 99.6
  19. reflects the strength of the heart when it contracts
    volume
  20. blood volume , peripheral resistance , vessel elasticity , condition of the heart muscle , and arterial walls
    factors that change BP
  21. 8 pulse sites
    temporal , carotid , apical , brachial , radial , femoral , popitteal , dorsalis pedis
  22. 60-100 , avg is 80
    normal pulse rate
  23. purpose is to provide for the exchange of oxgen and carbon dioxide amoung the atmosphere , the blood , and the body cells , one complete inspiration and expiration
    12-20
    respirations
  24. rapid but regular heart rate , exceeding 100 beats per minute
    tachycardia
  25. causes vertigo , or synocape
    oorthostatic hypotension
  26. absence or cessation of breathing
    apnea

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