113. A decrease in the blood pressure may indicate: A.a loss of vascular tone. B.arterial constriction.C.increased blood volume. 17
D.forceful cardiac contraction. 114. The pressure exerted against the walls of the artery when the left ventricle contracts is called the:115. The diastolic pressure represents the: 116. While evaluating a patient with chest pain, your partner tells you that the patient’s blood pressure is 140/94 mm Hg. The lower number represents the pressure from the:117. A blood pressure cuff that is too small for a patient’s arm will give a:A.falsely low systolic and diastolic reading.B.falsely high systolic but low diastolic reading.C.falsely high systolic and diastolic reading.D.falsely low systolic but high diastolic reading.118. A properly sized blood pressure cuff should cover:119. Which of the following statements regarding the blood pressure is correct?120. When auscultating the blood pressure in a patient’s upper extremity, you should place the diaphragm (head) of the stethoscope over the _________ artery.18
121. When you use the palpation method to obtain a blood pressure, the measurement you obtain is the:A.pulse pressure.B.systolic blood pressure.C.diastolic blood pressure.D.cardiac output pressure.122. When assessing motor function in a conscious patient’s lower extremities, you should expect the patient to:
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