Practice Quiz: Phlebotomy Chapter 3 - Part I

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Practice Quiz: Phlebotomy Chapter 3 - Part I

Are you still revising for the phlebotomy exam/Below is part one of the practice quiz on chapter 3. A continuous review of chapters as you cover them is perfect for keeping your knowledge fresh. Being that this is a continuation to the series of quizzes, do ensure you keep an eye out for part II of the questions on chapter 3.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of the blood vessels.
  • 2. 
    Refers to the arterial pressure of th systemic circulation:
  • 3. 
    during each heartbeat, blood pressure varies between systolic maximum pressure and _______________________ minimum pressure.
  • 4. 
    what is the maximum blood pressure?
  • 5. 
    Due to the pumping of the heart and resistance to flow of the blood vessels, blood pressure ________________ as the circulating blood moves away from the heart through arteries. 
  • 6. 
    Blood pressure drops most rapidly along the small _____________ and __________ and continually decreases as blood moves through the capillaries and back through the veins to the heart.
  • 7. 
    _____________in veins, Gravity and pumping from contracting of skeletal muscles can also influence blood pressure at different places in the bo.
  • 8. 
    Blood pressure measurement usually refers to the ___________________ that is measured on the inside of an elbow (at the brachial artery). 
  • 9. 
    ________ is the higher number of BP. 
  • 10. 
    __________is the lower number in blood pressure.
  • 11. 
    this is the blood pressure at the time when the heart is contracting, specifically the maximum arterial pressure during contraction of the left ventricle of the heart.
  • 12. 
    This is the blood pressure at the time when the heart is in relaxation and dilatation expansion period, specifically the minimum arterial pressure during relaxation and dilatation of the ventricles when they fill with blood.
  • 13. 
    also known as heart rate, is the rhythmical expansion of the arteries due to contractions of the heart, and is recorded as beats per minute, BPM. 
  • 14. 
    ____________ can be used to determine a person's overall level of health in general, a lower pulse rate is better.
  • 15. 
    A condition called ________________ (where the heart rate drops below 60 BPM ) can be dangerous.
  • 16. 
    Normal pulse rates for a newborn is: 
  • 17. 
    Normal pulse rates for 1-12-month-old:
  • 18. 
    Normal pulse rates for 1-2 years:
  • 19. 
    Normal pulse rates for 2-6 years old:
  • 20. 
    Normal pulse rates for 6-12 years old:
  • 21. 
    Normal pulse rates for 13 years and older:
  • 22. 
    Normal pulse rates for Adult Athletes:
  • 23. 
    Abnormal or irregular heart rates can be caused by: 
  • 24. 
    blood cells are also called:
  • 25. 
    As blood is removed from the body, the blood clots and the fluid portion are also called:
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