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Glossary of NC1

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COMPLIANCE
The ability to contract and expand
Cardiac Output
Stroke volume X Heart rate
Tidal Volume
During normal inspiration and expiration, an adult takes in about 500 mls of air
External resps
interchange of O2 and CO2 between aveoli and pulmonary blood
Internal resps
happens throughout the body
Resp controlled by:
A. medulla oblangata, and pons in brain.
B. by chemorecptors located centerally in medulla nad periph in the carotid and aortic bodies
Ideal Body Weight Female
Rule of 5's Female ( 105lbs for 5 ft. of height + 6lbs of weight for each inch over, 10% for body frame size.
Ideal Body Weight Male
Rule of 6's Male ( 106lbs for 5 ft. of height + 6lbs for each inch over 5 ft., 10% for body frame size.
BMI - Body Mass Index
BMI = weight in kilometers
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2 ( Height in meters )
Embrionic phase
Period during which the fertilized ovum develops into organisms with most features.
Embryo tissues three layers:
Ectoderm ( outer layer )
Mesoderm ( middle layer )
Endo or Ectoderm ( inner layer )
Puberty
Girls - 10-14 years
Boys - 12-16 years
Physiologic indicators of stress
Pupils dilate, sweat production, heart rate and output increase, H2O and sodium retention, urinary output decreases, rate and depth of resp. increases, dlation of bronchials, skin is pale due to constriction of peripheral blood vessels, peristalsis decreases, blood sugar increases, mouth dries, mental awareness increases.
Fire
Class A,B, and C
What is each class?
Class A: Paper, upolstery, rags
Class B: Flammable liquids and gas
Class C: Electrical
What to do in case of fire:
1. Protect and evacuate
2. Report
3. Contain
4. Extinguish or RACE rescue, alarm, contain, extinguish.

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