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Lab Vitals

First Check off for Lab Bp, Temp, Resp, pulse

What factors affect a body temperature? Smoking, hot food/drink, cold food/drink. Recheck temp 20-30 min
What are the temperature routes? Oral, rectal, axillary, rectal, temporal artery, and typanic
What is the process for oral temp? Probe cover needed, place under the tongue, have pt close mouth and wait for beep.
What is the process for axillary temp? Probe cover needed, place under arm and lower arm and place across the chest, wait for beep
What is the process for tympanic Temp? Use probe cover Use ear away from pillow Adult: pull ear up and back Child 3yrs and under pull ear down and out Pt. towards the nose
What is the process for temporal artery? Use probe cover Dry forehead Press and hold scan button slide across forehead and apply to area behind ear Release and wait for beep
What is "normal" for temperature? 96.8 F (37 degrees C)-100.4 (38 degrees C)
What is the "normal" pulse range? 60-100 bpm
What is the normal respiratory rate? 12-20 breaths per minute
What is normal blood pressure reading? 120/80
What is pre-hypertensive bp reading? 120-139/80-90
What is stage 1 hypertension reading? 140-159/90-99
What is stage 2 hypertension reading? 160+/100+
Created by: drakesmom
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