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normal immunity 500-1500
R-indicate rectal temp Ax-indicate axillary temp next to the temp Ap-apical pulse (ex 78 ap) Ty-tympanic (ear)for adults up and back kids down and back The body tries to maintain 98.6 normal range is 97-99.6 rise in temp may cause increase in pulse rate. Respiratory rate and blood pressure readings increase with rise in temp. Blood pressure falls because of hemorrhage, the pulse and respirations increase, and the temp usually decreases.
Pulse deficit difference between the radial and apical rates (signifies that the pumping action of the heart is faulty) Pulse pressure (subtract systolic from dystolic)
When checking vitals always monitor rate,depth,quality (easy or labored) and rhythm After 3 current readings of 140/90=Hypertension
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