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Anoxia
Anoxia

A=without
Oxia=oxygen

(1) OXYGEN DEFICIENCY
(2) leads to deep respirations
(3) cyanosis, increased pulse rate, impairment
Apnea
Apnea

a=without
Pnea= respiration

(1) Temporary CESSATION of BREATHING
Auscultation
Auscultation

(1) LISTENING FOR SOUNDS prod. Within the body
(2) using a STETHOSCOPE
Bradycardia
Bradycardia

(1) UNUSUALLY SLOW HEARTBEAT
(2) sign-slowing of PULSE RATE
Core Temperature
Core Temperature

(1) TEMP OF DEEP TISSUES vs surf. Body temp
(2) remains relatively CONSTANT
Diastole
Diastole

(1) phase where HEART RELAXES b/w contractions
(2) Both ventricles are DIALATED-blood flows in
(3) LOWEST BLOOD PRESSURE
Diurnal
Diurnal

(1) occurring during DAYTIME
(2) Period of LIGHT
Hypertension
Hypertension

(1) Systolic pressure >140mm Hg
(2) Diastolic pressure >90 mmHg
Hyperthermia
Hyperthermia

Hyper=more than; over
Thermia=warm

(1) HIGHER than normal BODY TEMPERATURE
Hypothermia
Hypothermia

Hypo=less than, under
Thermia=warm


(1) LOWER than normal BODY TEMPERATURE
Korotkoff sounds
Korotkoff sounds

(1) SOUNDS heard during blood pressure reading

(2) spec. vibratory motion of ARTERIAL WALLS
Normotensive
Normotensive

Normo= normal
Tensive = tension, tone


(1) NORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE
Pulse Pressure
Pulse Pressure

(1) the DIFFERENCE b/w systolic & diastolic
(2) normally 40mmHg diff.
Pyrexia
Pyrexia

Pyre = burning
(Pathol = FEVER)
-ia = disease

(1) Feverish condition
(2) body temp above 98.6 degrees F
Stethoscope
Stethoscope

(1) INSTRUMENT used to HEAR & AMPLIFY SOUNDS prod. By the HEART
(2) lungs and other organs
Tachycardia
Tachycardia

Tachy =fast
-cardia = heart

(1) unusually FAST HEARTBEAT
(2) greater than 100 bpm