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Vital Signs

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An adult will have his weight, head circumference,, and height measured once a year false
a patient is febrile if her body temp. is above normal true
on a fahrenheit scale, the normal oral temp in a healthy adult is about 98.6 true
a patient with tachypnea breathes slowly false
a tympanic ttemp. is taken in the ear canal. true
a tympanice thermometer measures the temp. of a patient's inner ear. true
you should measure an adult's pulse at the radial artery. false
the temporal artery is located at the side of the nect false
a sphygmomanometer is used to measure blood pressure true
using the palpatory method, a medical asst. can take an estimate of a patient's systolic blood pressure before measuring it exactly true
the axilla is the armpit true
auscultated blood pressure is determined by palpatation. false
hypertension is also known as high blood pressure false
Created by: tammyring