Type
Crossword
Description

the number of times a pt's heart beats in a min pulse
a heart rate of faster than 100 beats /min tachycardia
a cycle of one inspiration and one exhalation respiration
the top number in the blood pressure reading which indicates the pressure during cardiac contraction systolic
the indication that the heart is beating in an even or uneven pattern rhythm
the measurement of oxygen in arterial blood using infrared tech. pulse oximetry
patient with a fever is called febrile
patient without a fever is called afebrile
blood pressure cuff is also called a syphgmomonometer
inside the area of the elbow is called the antecubital space
blood pressure below normal for a patient hypotension
heartbeat of less than 60 beats/min bradycardia
a 24 hr human clock that sincs with the light of day & dark of night circadian rhythm
pulse rate that requires using a stethoscope apical pulse
the energy a pt uses to breathe effort
bluish discoloration of the skin, showing a lack of oxygen cyanosis
blood pressure above the normal range for a patient is called tachycardia

Vital Signs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

sweating ceases HEATSTROKE
The patient feels faint, weak, nauseated, wants to rest. Drink warm fluids HEATEXHAUSTION
You may do this for a stable patient's vital signs, but not for unstable person DELEGATE
Caused by prolonged exposure to cold HYPOTHERMIA
Involuntary response to temperature SHIVERING
Will sense changes in body temperature and make changes the body HYPOTHALAMUS
Applying a cool each cloth to a fevered patient CONDUCTION
Use a fan to decrease temperature CONVECTION
Body regulates perspiration or sweating EVAPORATION
When temperature breaks and returns to normal AFEBRILE
Occurs with disease or trauma to the hypothalamus HYPERTHERMIA
Drop of 20 mm HG or more whens standing ORTHOSTATICHYPOTENSION
The normal rate and depth of breathing EUPNEA
Heart rate more than 100 beats per minute TACHYCARDIA
Unlabored breathing less than 12 breaths per minutes BRADYPNEA
Measure the amount of oxygen in the blood stream OXYGENSATURATION
The silent killer. Elevated blood pressure more than 120/80 HYPERTENSION
Rapid breathing TACHYPNEA
Blood pressure less than 90 mm HG HYPOTENSION
Measurable outcomes EVALUATION
Collection of data ASSESSMENT

Vital signs and measurements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

without fever Afebrile
pertaining to apex of heart apical
cessation or absence of normal spontaneous breathing apnea
deviation from the normal pattern or rhythm of heartbeat arrhythmia
a form of arteriosclerosis marked by calcium deposits in the arterial linings atherosclerosis
known initial measurement/future measurements compared baseline
slow; regular heartbeat bradycardia
abnormally slow respiratory rate bradypnea
regular pattern of irregular breathing rate cheyne-stokes
lowest amount of pressure exerted during cardiac cycle diastole
labored breathing dyspnea
normal breathing eupnea
fever febrile
fold of mucous membrane frenulum
increased respiratory rate and depth hyperpnea
blood pressure consinstently greater than 140/90mm HG hypertension
ventilation rate is greater than metabolic rate hyperventilation
abnormally low blood pressure hypotension
decrease in respiratory rate with shallow depth of respiration hypoventilation
increase in size,number, or extent increment
space within an artery lumen
device for measuring liquid or gaseous pressure manometer
curvature appearing in liquid upper surface meniscus

Cardiovascular Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Heart Rate is measure in beats per minute
The top two chambers of the heart are called atria
How many chambers of the heart are there four
What is the name of a heart specialist Cardiologist
What procedure uses external electric shocks to restore a normal heart rhythm? Cardioversion
What does SVT stand for? Supraventricular tachycardia
Who performed the first succesful heart surgery? Daniel Williams
blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart arteries
blood vessels that carry blood from the body to the heart veins
vessels which enable the actual exchange of water and chemicals between the blood and the tissues capillaries
A doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms electrophysiologist
Medical Abbreviation for Wolf-Parkinson White Syndrome WPW

Vital signs Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Afebrile
Blood
Objective
Subjective
Bradypnea
Tachypnea
Breath
Nurse
Doctor
Temporal
Hypertension
Scales
Patient
Exhalation
Inhalation
Pulse
Dorsalispedis
Systolic
Radial
Rectal
Oral
Tympanic
Apical
Popliteal
Brachial
Carotid
Blood pressure
Respirations
Fever
Temperature
Apnea
Dyspnea
Tachycardia
Bradycardia

VITAL SIGNS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The reaction of the pupils to light Constrict
An irregular hear rhythm Arrhythmia
The correct term for a BP Monitor Sphygmomanometer
The bottom two chambers of the heart Ventricles
The bottom number in a BP reading Diastolic
The top two chambers of the heart Atria
The lack of a heart rhythm or a "flat line" Asystole
High blood pressure hypertension
Low blood pressure Hypotension
The top number in a BP reading Systolic
A slow heart beat below 60 BPM bradycardia
A fast heart beat above 100 BPM Tachycardia
The number of minutes it takes for a heart rate to return to normal after exercise Five
Low BP as a result of standing up quickly Orthostatic
What is Brandie's favorite color? Blue

The Cardiovascular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a disease that causes the heart muscle to weaken Cardiomyopathy
a blood vessel that carries blood from the body back to the heart Vein
this wall divides the heart into 2 halves Septum
a condition you have from birth Congenital
a change in the rhythm of your heart beats Arrhythmia
a blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the rest of the body Artery
two upper chambers on each side of the heart that receive blood from the veins Atrium
a valve on the left side of the heart Mitral
the upper vena cava Superior
also called a heart beat Pulse
the average size of this can be compared to the size of your heart Fist
when oxygen has been used by the muscles, the blood is called ___________ . Deoxygenated
the condition of the heart when it beats rapidly without exercise Tachycardia

vital signs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

You must use a stehoscope to measure this pulse apical
absence of breathing apnea
pulse below 60 bradycardia
pulse located on side of the neck carotid
difficult breathing dyspnea
pulse located at top of foot dorsalispedis
pulse located behind the knee popliteal
breathing in inhalation
breathing out exhalation
top number of blood pressure systolic
bottom number of blood pressure diastolic
120/80 is a normal ______ bloodpressure
98.6 is the normal average __________________ temperature
You use this to listen to your heart stethoscope
Pulse located beside wrist radial
60-100 is normal average adult ___________ pulse

Vital Signs Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

Apical
Antecubital
Assess
Auscultate
Blood Pressure
Brachial
Febrile
Palpate
Pulse
Radial
Respiration
Rhythm
Stethoscope
Tempeature
Tympanic
Vital Signs
Sphygmomanometer
Rectal
Popliteal
Systolic blood Pressure

Fitness Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The M in BMI stands for? Mass
Drink this daily Water
The Range of motion of joints and mobility of muscles Flexibility
Normal Range is less than 120/80 Blood Pressure
____ Syndrome is a cluster of conditions that increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes Metabolic
Physical activity to sustain or improve health and fitness Exercise
Acronym for goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely SMART
The I in the F.I.T.T principle stands for? Intensity
Cobra and downward dog are ____ poses Yoga
Walk for a long distance, usually in the woods Hiking
Exercise that increases heart rate and the use of oxygen Aerobic
____ Training using less reps and higher weights Strength

Vital Signs Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

volume
vital signs
tachypnea
tachycardia
systole
sphygmomanometer
pulse pressure
palpate
orthostatic
idiopathic
febrile
dyspnea
diastole
bradypnea
bradycardia
blood pressure
axillary
auscultate
arrhythmia
apnea
apex
antecubital
afebrile