Chapter 5: Blood Pressure

Test Yourself

Now that you have completed this chapter, it’s time to test your knowledge. Try to answer the following questions (you may want to review parts of the chapter before answering).

 

1. Watch and listen to the Korotkoff sounds while blood pressure is taken in audio clip 5.2. What is the systolic and diastolic blood pressure?

Audio clip 5.2: Korotkoff sounds

 

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/qj6X2nQhqyI?rel=0

 

2. Watch and listen to the Korotkoff sounds while blood pressure is taken in audio clip 5.3. What is the systolic and diastolic blood pressure?

Audio clip 5.3: Korotkoff sounds

 

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/5jIpNADLKHk?rel=0

 

3. Which one of the two images below (Figure 5.5 or Figure 5.6) demonstrates the correct way of putting the ear pieces of the stethoscope in your ears?

Figure 5.5
Figure 5.6

 

 

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Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 2nd Canadian Edition by Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant, and Andy Tan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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