RMA Chpt 17
The normal pulse rate ( in beats per min) for adults is
Which of the following thermometers is considered the most accurate indicator of body temperature?
E. Aural or tympanic
The Artery most common used for taking a patients's pulse is
You've taken a patient's temperature and recorded it as 96.9 degree F. Later, the physician asks you to convert this measurement to Celsius. What is the patient's temperature in Celsius?
Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
B. Pulse Rate
C. Body temperature
E. Blood pressure
A patient has an oral temperature of 100.5 F. The medical term for this condition is
Which of the following respiratory terms means "difficulty breathing"?
When temperature is taken rectally, the thermometer should be left in the rectum for how long?
A. 5 minutes
B. 3 minutes
C. 10 minutes
D. 3 seconds
E. 15 minutes
The adult normal range of respiration cycles per minute is
The absence of respiratation for periods lasting more than 15 seconds is called
Blood pressure readings should routinely be started at age
A. 10 years
B. 20 years
C. 15 years
D. 25 years
E. 5 years
Which of the following refers to the process of determining the circumference of an infant's head?
Which of the following areas of the body is the site at which to detect the popliteal pulse?
Which of the following is an instrument used to amplify sounds?
Which of the following is included in a pt vital signs?
B. Respiration rate
C. Visual acuity
D. Height and weight
E. Abdominal circumference
Which of the following are measured when obtaining a pt vital signs?
A. Blood pressure, weight, temperature, pulse
B. Blood pressure, respirations, pulse, temperature
C. Blood pressure, respirations, temp, weight
D. Blood pressure, temp, pulse,
E. Blood pressure, height, pulse, respirations
Which of the following body temperature is most likel fatal?
An infant's pulse is most accuratel measured at which of the following sites?
A. side of the wrist
B. Over the apex of the heaart
C. Inside of the forearm
D. Temple of the head
E. Side of the neck
In a normal adult, which of the following is the ratio of respiration to pulse rate?
Which of the following arteries is most commonly used to monitor lower limb circulation?
A. posterior tibial
D. Dorsalis pedis
E. Common iliace
Which of the following methods of obtaining body temperature is not appropriate for a pt with dyspnea?
Which of the following pulses is measured when a medical assistant palpates the fifth intercostal space at the midclavicular line?
E. Dorsalis pedis
RMA Chpt 17
RMA Chpt 17