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ERP Week 1

Vital Signs and Measurements Chpt 37 - Respirations

One respiration consists of? One inhalation and one exhalation
The repiratory rate is measured in? RPM - Respirations per minute
To obtain respiration rate you? Count the number of respirations for 30 seconds and than double that number
Normal respiratory rate <1 yr (Infant) 30-60 rpm
Normal respiratory rate 1-2 yrs (toddler) 24-40 rpm
Normal respiratory rate 2-5 yrs (preschool) 22-34 rpm
Normal respiratory 6-12 yrs (School age) 18-30 rpm
Normal respiratory +12 12-18 rpm
Difficult or painful breathing is called? Dyspnea or SOB (short of breath)
Slow breathing is called? Bradypnea hypopnea
Fast breathing is called? Tachypnea /Hyperpnea
No breathing is called? Apnea
Upright breathing in supported position is called? Orthopnea
An apical pulse (AP) is obtained by? Placing a stethoscope diaphragm just inferior to the left papilla
The ear piece of a stethoscope should be? Facing forward, and cleaned after each use with 70% Isopropyl
The Lubb-dupp sounds of an apical pulse is counted as? One heart beat
The lubb-dupp sounds of a apical pulse are AKA? S1 and S2 heart sounds
An pical pulse is counted for? 1 minute
Created by: adrouillard