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Equipment Used for Vital Sign Measurement
Heat Production
Heat Loss
Considerations for Frequently Selected Temperature Measurement
Site Advantages Site Limitations
Assessing Body Temperature
Measuring oral Body Temperature
Pulse Characteristics
Nursing Considerations
Taking an Apical-Radial Pulse
Assessing Pulse Rate
Respiration
Respirations
Sites
Movement of the Diaphragm
Nursing Alert
Hemodynamic Regulation
The circulatory system is composed of:
Assessing Respirations
Blood Pressure
Assessing Blood Pressure
Gender:
Heredity
Lifestyle
Environment
Medications
Other Factors
Height:
Conversion Equivalents For Weight Measurement
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Fundamentals (1) NUR 211

Dr/Magda Bayoumi
Vital Signs NUR 211


Introduction:
The “taking of vital signs” refers to measurement of the client’s body temperature (T), pulse (P) and respiratory (R) rates, and blood pressure (BP). Vital signs are fundamental to physical assessment (the first step in the physical examination) to establish baseline values of the client’s cardiorespiratory integri
Fundamentals (1) NUR 211

Dr/Magda Bayoumi
Vital Signs NUR 211


Introduction:
The “taking of vital signs” refers to measurement of the client’s body temperature (T), pulse (P) and respiratory (R) rates, and blood pressure (BP). Vital signs are fundamental to physical assessment (the first step in the physical examination) to establish baseline values of the client’s cardiorespiratory integri

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