Nursing Assessment 3009 Chapter 9

  1. Definition: Auscultatory Gap
    A brief time period when Korotkoff sounds disappear during auscultation of blood pressure; common with hypertension.
  2. Definition:Bradycardia
    Heart rate less that 50 bpm in the adult
  3. Definition:Sphygmomanometer
    Instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure.
  4. Definition: Stroke Volume
    Amount of blood pumped out of the heart with each heartbeat.
  5. Definition: Tachycardia
    Heart rate greater than 90 bpm in the adult.
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Nursing Assessment 3009 Chapter 9
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Vocabulary and Concepts Nursing Assessment Chapter 9
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