EXERCISES: LESSON 1
INSTRUCTIONS: For each question or incomplete statement, write the appropriate
term in the space provided or circle the letter of the response, which BEST answers the
question or BEST completes the statement. Use the form provided on the following
page to accomplish Exercise One. After you have completed all the exercises, turn to
"Solutions to Exercises" at the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each
exercise answered incorrectly, reread the material referenced after the solution.
Record the following information on the Standard Form 511 on the following page.
Blood pressure readings are to be written and graphed.
Data upon admission (2300 on 18 December 199X):
Weight: 210 lbs.
Blood pressure: 160/100
Temperature: 103.6F (oral)
At 0200 the next day, his readings were:
Blood pressure: 140/94
Temperature: 102.6F (rectal)
At 0600, his readings were:
Blood pressure: 126/88
Temperature: 99.2F (oral)
At 1000, his readings were the same as the 0600 set of readings.
The physician wishes to check for weight loss. His weight at 1000 was
At 1300, the patient was sent to surgery.