MOD D Week 2 Vocab

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MOD D Week 2 Vocab
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  1. What are the four vital signs?
    • Temperature
    • Pulse
    • Respiratory Rate
    • Blood Pressure
  2. Recent eating, drinking, or smoking could affect which vital sign?
    Tempurature
  3. Body temperatures that are taken using the tympanic route is higher or lower then oral route?
    Temperatures are higher then the Oral Route.
  4. Which term refers to spaces between pulsations?
    Rhythm
  5. Normal Adult respiratory rate is?
    Adults have a repitory rate of 16 to 20 cycles per minute.
  6. What is the systolic number when taking BP?
    The normal range is between 100 and 120 mm Hg (millimeters of mercury)
  7. Hypotension is?
    Measurement of blood pressure that is below the expected range for the patient's age group.
  8. 73 in's is what in height?
    182.50 cm's in height or 6 ft 3inches
  9. What is 80kg in pounds?
    176 pounds
  10. Medical term for nosebleed?
    Epistaxsis
  11. What is blood stained sputum?
    Hemoptysis
  12. Excision of Palatine tonsils is?
    Tonsillectomy
  13. A collapsed lung is?
    Atelectasis
  14. Difficulty breathing is?
    Dyspnea
  15. Low pulse rate is?
    Bradycardia
  16. What is body temperature?
    Measurement of the amount of heat produced by a patient's body.
  17. What are baseline vaues?
    Measurement of a vital sign that serves as a basis to which all susequent measurements of that vital sign are compared.
  18. What is the first thing a M.A. should do before weighing a patient?
    Check the scale to ensure that it is properly balanced.
  19. Windpipe
    Trachea - trache/o
  20. Rib
    Cost/o
  21. Carbon Dioxide
    Capn/o
  22. Lung
    • pulmon/o
    • pneum/o
    • pneumon/o
  23. Breathe
    Spir/o
  24. Voice Box (larynx)
    Laryng/o
  25. Eustachian Tube
    Salping/o

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