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VITAL SIGNS

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What are Vital Signs Pulse, Respiration, Blood Pressure along with body temperature
What is the normal pulse rate for adult 60/100 beats/min
Pulse Rate and Rhythm can be measure by what It can be measured by auscultation or palpation of any artery
What ways can pulse be checked Radial Artery, Brachial Artery, Femoral Artery, Carotid artery and Pedal
Which artery is most commonly used to check for a pulse Radial Artery
How is pulse calculated The pulse is counted for 15 seconds and multiplied by 4 to get beats/min
What is the normal respiratory rate 12-20 breaths/min
How is respiratory rate measured By inspection of the movement of the chest for 1 minute
What is the normal blood pressure for adults 110-120/70-80
What is used to measure blood pressure Sphygmomanometer
What are the ways Body temperature can be measured orally, rectally, or axillary
What is normal Body temperature 37 degree Celsius ( 97 degrees F)
What is fever Higher than normal body temperature (hyperthermia)
What are Vital Signs Pulse, Respiration, Blood Pressure along with body temperature
What is the normal pulse rate for adult 60/100 beats/min
Pulse Rate and Rhythm can be measure by what It can be measured by auscultation or palpation of any artery
What ways can pulse be checked Radial Artery, Brachial Artery, Femoral Artery, Carotid artery and Pedal
Which artery is most commonly used to check for a pulse Radial Artery
How is pulse calculated The pulse is counted for 15 seconds and multiplied by 4 to get beats/min
What is the normal respiratory rate 12-20 breaths/min
How is respiratory rate measured By inspection of the movement of the chest for 1 minute
What is the normal blood pressure for adults 110-120/70-80
What is used to measure blood pressure Sphygmomanometer
What are the ways Body temperature can be measured orally, rectally, or axillary
What is normal Body temperature 37 degree Celsius ( 97 degrees F)
What is fever Higher than normal body temperature
What does pulse oximetry estimate non-invasively estimates hemoglobin oxygen saturation of arterial blood
What is the normal pulse oximetry 95%-99% for adults 91%-96% for children
What factors affect the accuracy of pulse oximetry reading Lots of movement, Bright light, extreme cold, extreme darkness, high methemoglobin
Respiratory rate less than 12 Bradypnea
Respiratory rate greater than 12 tachypnea
heart rate less than 60 Bradycardia
Heart rate greater than 100 Tachycardia
What is Hypotension blood pressure less than 90/60
what is hypertension Blood pressure greater than 140/90
Created by: Winni24