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Neurovascular Observations This crosswords has been created to help staff understand the patients at risk of neurovascular compromise, and what to look for when assessing the patient. If there are some words you are unsure of, please look at CPG No. 851. Neurovascular impairment can be caused by pressure to the ..................., or vascular supply to the extremity.. This is one of the symptons or signs that is assessed when performing neurovascular observations.. This is a factor that increases the risk of developing the most severe complication of neurovascular compromis. ......................... document and inform the parent unit if observations suggest that compartment syndrome is developing.. This is one of the signs that is assessed when performing neurovascular observations.. Hard
Neurones and Senses Peptides produced in the brain which inhibit the feeling of pain and cause euphoria. Specialised structure in the membrane of the postsynaptic cell.. Pain resulting from a stimulus that does not normally elicit pain. A type of glial cells that produce myelin sheath in the central nervous system. . Tiny space between presynaptic and postsynaptic cells.. Very Difficult
Cell Organelle The microtubles and microfilaments that support cell shape . An organelle that is the site of cellular respiration, releasing energy . Found in plant cells and the site of photosynthesis . An organelle of interconnecting membrane sheets that assist protein synthesis. The site for RNA and protein to create ribosomes. Hard
The Human Body this system is involved with breathing in oxygen and breathing out carbon dioxide. the bottom two chambers of the heart. this system is involved in breaking down food and absorbing nutrients into the bloodstream. contracts in when inhaling causes the lungs to expand. this blood cell clogs your blood. Big
The Skin This gland produces sebum. This protects the skin against ultraviolet light. The outer layer of the skin. When the body temperature is raised the arterioles in the blood do this. When the body temperature decreases the arterioles in the skin do this. Big
Basics of Heat Stress Some __________ may contribute to heat stress. . Heat illnesses can be serious, sometimes resulting in _____.. Seizures or _______ can be a symptom of heat stroke. . Most heat-related illnesses can be prevented by taking appropriate ___________. . Heat ______ is immediately life-threatening.. Big
Body Parts You have two under your head. This is between your arm and your fingers.. You put your shoe on this. You have ten at the end of your feet. This is very long. Young Kids
Gastrulation Complete the crossword puzzle below The mesoderm that is formed from proliferating cells from sides of primitive node and streak. A membrane structure that marks the site of the future oral cavity. This structure gives rigidity and serves as a basis for the development of the axial skeleton. Which cells are replaced by endoderm cells during gastrulation?. The direction in which cells invaginating in the primitive pit move. Hard
Reproductive System Absence of menustration . Develops in uterus during pregnancy. Provides nutrients and oxygen to baby. Aids in the production of sperm. Stool composed of materials ingested by the infant while in the uterus. Fertilized eggs pass through this from the ovaries to uterus. Hard
Cellular Respiration molecule produced during glycolysis goes to kreb cycle. molecule produced goes to electron transport chain. input of glycolysis. where glycolysis take place. absence of oxygen. Big
Anatomy and Physiology This lobe of the brain receives auditory stimuli from cochlea of the ear. This gland helps lubricate skin and hair. This lobe of the brain receives visual stimuli from photoreceptors in the eye. This structure is a chamber within the diaphysis of long bone. It contains yellow bone marrow and is lined with spongy bone. This region is where bones grow. Hard
Internal Parts Use the clues to complete the puzzle I am the system that breaks down food into nutrients for use by the body. I am the system that includes the brain. I am the system that helps animals make more of their kind. I support the organs and tissues of the body. _______line is a special sensory organ of fish. Big
Parts of the Body Complete the following crossword with the words below. Either of the two parts of the body between the top of each arm and the neck.. It is the joint between the upper and lower parts of the arm.. It is the joint between the foot and the leg.. It is the passage in the neck through which food and air pass on their way into the body.. It is the layer of tissue that covers the body.. Older Children
Teeth Another word for filling. The hard white covering over your teeth. You clean your teeth with it . Pointy teeth next to your incisors. These teeth are also called biscupid teeth and you have 8 of them . Young Kids
Body and Health one of the two halves of the brain. something that is added to something else in order to improve it or complete it; something extra. extreme tiredness. a small amount of blood or urine used for testing. a small device you use to breathe in particular medicines picture of inhaler. Hard
Blood Overall function of leukocytes . Engulf and destroy . Smallest WBC. White blood cells with granular cytoplasm . Initial stem cell. Very Difficult
Circulatory System The pumping chamber. The vein that carries deoxygenated blood. . This is where the 'DUB' sound comes from.. The mini version of vein.. Where the heart can be found.. Hard
Cosmetic A skin-coloured cream that is put on the face under other make-up.. A skin-coloured cream or powder used to cover spots or marks on the skin or dark circles under the eyes.. A type of make-up in the form of a pencil, used for emphasizing or improving the shape of the eyebrows.. A dark substance used to colour your eyelashes and make them look thicker.. A substance that is put on the outline of the lips, to prevent lipstick from spreading.. Big
Digestive System Thrush is often treated with which oral antifungal?. liver enlargement. canker sore. presence of fat in feces. Patient has a clicking sound and pain when chewing and problems opening mouth. Where is the patient's pain located? . Hard
Cells Not requiring, or capable of occurring, in the absence of air or free oxygen.. Middle portion of the chromosome that spindles attach to during mitosis.. Stage of mitotic cell division in which the chromosomes move away from one another to opposite poles of the spindle.. Strand of DNA encoding with genes, present during mitosis. Simple sugar with the molecular formula C6H12O6. Hard
Adolescence David Elkind's research to learn more about the thinking process of adolescents.. An individual who has not yet given any serious thought to making any decisions and has no clear sense of identity.. Girls maturation.. Plays a major role in reward-motivated behavior.. Rites of passage that mark the admission into adulthood.. Hard
Skin Structure Identify the following terms. blackheads; hair follicle filled with keratin and sebum. means that the sunscreen product has been shown to protect against both UV-A and UV-B radiation of the sun. fibrous protein of cells that is also the principal component of hair and nails. excrete perspiration and detoxify the body by excreting excess salt and unwanted chemicals. underlying or inner layer of the skinm. Hard
Bones Find Out All About Your Bones! Inner bone of the Hip Bone. Bones that Protect the Heart. Bones that make up the Ankle. Shoulder Bones. Protects the Brain . Big
Ear the organ of hearing and balance in humans and other vertebrates, especially the external part of this.. the protective yellow waxy substance secreted in the passage of the outer ear. Also called cerumen.. a tube running from the outer ear to the middle ear.. the air-filled central cavity of the ear, behind the eardrum.. the spiral cavity of the inner ear containing the organ of Corti, which produces nerve impulses in response to sound vibrations.. Big
Circulatory System Send nerve impulses to the cells in the ventricle which causes them to contract . Carry oxygenated blood from the lungs back to the atria of the heart. Cava Carry deoxygenated blood from the body to the right atrium . Blood is pumped through this, from the atria into the ventricle . Carry blood away from the heart. Hard
Fetal Development The stage from 2 weeks to 2 months . Is the stage from conception to 10-14 days . The woman's egg. The fetus grows inside here. The fluid that is inside the placenta and surrounds the baby . Big
Cellular Growth Read the clues closely, and find the term in the word bank that best matches the clue. label for a cell's length. what cells need to expel as they grow. cell parts that make up the cell's volume. volume _____________________ more quickly as a cell grows. surface area increases more _____________________ than volume. Hard
The Muscular System each of a pair of long flat muscles at the front of the abdomen. The type of muscle found in the heart. the type of muscle that supports blood vessels and hollow internal organs. each of a pair of long muscles that connect the sternum, clavicle, and mastoid which turn and nod the head. the large muscle at the front of the thigh, which is divided into four distinct portions. Hard
Pancreas Read the information and use it to answer the crossword questions. When blood sugar is too high, which hormone causes it to be stored in the liver?. What do starches and carbohydrates break down into?. Other than hormones, what else does the pancreas produce?. What is the condition called when not enough insulin is produced?. Which hormone controls blood sugar levels?. Big
The Digestive System Makes insulin that controls how glucose (sugar) gets from the blood to the body cells.. Makes digestive chemicals. Where water is removed from undigested food, forming feces (waste).. Stores chemicals and bile from the liver and releases them into the digestive tract.. Where most of the nutrients from food are absorbed into the bloodstream.. Big
The Knee outward bending or twisting force . a large group of four muscles in the front of the thigh . a grinding noise or sensation within a joint . cartilage in the knee between the lateral femoral condyle and lateral tibial plateau. a layer of tissue that lines joint cavities and produces synovial fluid . Hard
Body Parts ear. knee. head. foot. hand. Easy
Cardiac cross word puzzle The opening and closing of the AV valves. The opening and closing of the semilunar valves. Receives deoxygenated blood from the body. thoracic pain or choking caused by decreased oxygen of the myocardium. non-modifiable risk factors. Big
The Eye & Light The human eye uses _____ to form images. . A person is _____ if their eyeballs are too long for the lens. . The primary colors of light are red,blue, and _____.. A plane mirror produces a virtual and _____ image. . Rods and cones are the light-sensitive cells on the _____.. Very Difficult
Cell Structure Found in cytoplasm, proteins are assembled on these. Mini organs in a cell that have a wide variety of functions. This organelle 'files and sorts' proteins for release out of the cell. The 'structure' of a cell, gives cells their shape.. The center or 'brain' of the cell. Hard
Muscular System Red blood cells and platelets arise here. Chronic inflammatory disease of the joints. End part of a long bone. Outer ear. Parallel with the longitude axis of the bone. Hard
Respiratory System breathing in. air sacs. transports oxygenated blood throughout body. part that controls breathing. thick, sticky substance. Big
The Hypothalamus Gland Champion of the Endocrine System _____-releasing hormone triggers production and release of thyroid hormones.. PRH and PIH hormones secreted by the hypothalamus prompt pituitary regarding breast milk production.. The hypothalamus produces both _____ and releasing hormones.. Hormones are referred to as _____ messengers.. It is located below this gland.. Hard
Cells and Body Systems convert light and energy from the sun. storage bubbles found in cells. large mass of similar cells. smallest unit of life. self contained with vital function. Hard
Heart a large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart.. each of the two main chambers of the heart, left and right. A muscular walled tube. is one of three major types of muscle, the others being skeletal and smooth muscle.. blood vessels. Big
Lymphatic System tissue grafts harvested from a different animal species. a systemic disease that ocurrs mainly in young women and affects the kidneys, heart, lungs and skin. example would be skin contact reaction with poison ivy. tissue transplanted from one site to another in the same person. severe inpairment of kidney function. Hard
Thyroid Medication to treat hypothyroidism. Medication that can cause hypothyroidism. Hyperthyroid complications caused by stressors. Enlargement of thyroid gland. Most common cause of hypothyroidism globally. Hard
Urinary System formation of an abnormal passageway connecting the bladder to the vagina. hernia in which the bladder bulges through a weakness in the muscular wall of the vagina or rectum. complication that develops following an acute infection with streptococcal bacteria or with viruses. inflammation in the renal pelvis of the kidney. absence of urine production by the kidneys because of acute or chronic renal failure. Hard
Cardiovascular System help fght viruses and bacteria. carry's blood away from the heart. a cell that brings oxygen to every cell in your body. when you bleed these, cells help clog the blood. a liquid a mixture of all nutrients in the body. Big
Blood Pressure physician. red fluid. RN. CVA. blood vessel become larger. Hard
Brain Injury Facts Please complete and return. Most common symptom of a concussion. Being without symptoms. Cause 10.7% of TBI-Related injuries. Head being _____ by/against causes 15.5% of TBI-Related injuries. An emotional or physical injury. Hard
Lymphatic System pinhead to almond sized filtering collections within the lymphatic system. organ that destroys old erythrocytes,and leukocytes and stores new erythrocytes. gland that atrophies after puberty, also part of the endocrine system. returns lymph and cholesterol to circulation from the left head, face, arm chest and rest of body via the left subclavian vein. watery fluid found in the lymphatic vessels. Big
Parts of the Body The front part of your head, where your eyes, nose, and mouth are. Part of your face below your nose that you use to eat and speak. One of the two body parts in your face that you use for seeing. The area at the back of your mouth and inside your neck. Young Kids
Immune System also known as white blood cells. cells that chew up invading organisms. organ that filters foreign matter from the blood and lymph. turns white blood cells into T-cells. white blood cell that produces antibodies. Big
Brain An increase of the activity of a brain region (or a cognitive process), triggered by activity in another region/process. The effects of a stimulus on the sensory organs. Disruption in the blood supply to the brain; also called cerebrovascular accidents (CVA). process by which certain information is selected for further processing and other information is discarded. A volume-based unit (cf. pixels, which are 2D); in imaging research the brain is divided into many thousands of these. Hard
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