Flashcards - Physical Assessment Techniques

Flashcards - Physical Assessment Techniques
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palpation
Palpation is the process of using one's hands to examine the body, especially while perceiving/diagnosing a disease or illness
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nonverbal
Nonverbal communication between people is communication through sending and receiving wordless clues
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nonverbal
Nonverbal communication between people is communication through sending and receiving wordless clues
palpation
Palpation is the process of using one's hands to examine the body, especially while perceiving/diagnosing a disease or illness
Cardiorespiratory fitness
Cardiorespiratory refers to the ability of the circulatory and respiratory systems to supply oxygen to skeletal muscles during sustained physical activity
tachycardia
Tachycardia, also called tachyarrhythmia, is a heart rate that exceeds the normal resting rate
thermometer
A Thermometer is a device that measures temperature or a temperature gradient

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