Patient care Ch. 15

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Patient care Ch. 15

The quiz below comprises of questions to test what you can remember of the Patient Care study chapter 15. If you well read and understood the chapter, then take up the test and affirm that. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______________________ is the constancy in the internal environment of thebody, naturally maintained by adaptive response that promote healthy survival.
  • 2. 
    __________  ______________________ reflects the degree of heat of the deep tissues of the human body.
  • 3. 
    The normal body temperature is approximately what?
  • 4. 
    There are five different routes to measure the core body temperature. What are they?
  • 5. 
    Axillary temperatures are obtained by placing the thermometer highbetween the upper ________ and torso.
  • 6. 
    When measuring temperature using the axillary method, how long should the thermometer remain in place?
  • 7. 
    For _______________ temperatures to be measured, the bulb of the thermometer is lubricated, inserted into the anal opening, and held in place for 2 and a half to 5 minutes.
  • 8. 
    When measuring temperature tympanically, a thermometer is placed in the ear and a stable reading is displayed within _____ seconds.
  • 9. 
    When the oral temperature is higher than 99.5 degrees, a fever exists. This is considered ______________________.
  • 10. 
    A patient with a temperature is said to be ___________________.
  • 11. 
    An adult breaths ____ - ____ breaths per minute.
  • 12. 
    A child breaths ____ - ____ breaths per minute.
  • 13. 
    An adult pulse beats ____ - ____ beats per minute.
  • 14. 
    A childs pulse beats ____ - ____ beats per minute.
  • 15. 
    Systolic blood presure is < 80 mm Hg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Diastolic blood pressure is < 80 mm Hg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    When a patient's temperature falls below normal range, _____________________ is said to be present.
  • 18. 
    Newborns' respiratory rates average ____ - ____ breaths per minute.
  • 19. 
    ______________________ is the term used to describe respiratory rates greater than 20 breaths per minute in adult patients.
  • 20. 
    ___________________ is the term used to describe a decrease in the respiratory rate.
  • 21. 
    A common term used to describe difficulty breathing is ______________.
  • 22. 
    ______________ is the term used to identify the absence of spontaneous ventilation.
  • 23. 
    Pulses can be taken by listening to the chest with a stethoscope placed over the heart and counting each heartbeat. Pulses obtained in this manner are called ______________  _________________.
  • 24. 
    A ______________  ______________________ is a noninvasive device used to provide ongoing assessment of the hemoglobin oxygen saturation of arterial blood as well as the patient's pulse rate.
  • 25. 
    When heart contractions increase by more than 20 BPM in the resting adult or reach a rate greater than 100 BPM, the patient is said to be experiencing _____________________.