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Redness associated with a variety of rashes.
Erythema
Alteration in normal skin appearance
Lesion
State of alertness; LOC can range from alert and oriented to coma
Level of consciousness
Awareness of place and time and family members
Orientation
Pale appearance caused by lack of circulating blood or hemoglobin, which results in reduced amounts of oxygen being carried to body tissues.
Pallor
Pale appearance caused by lack of circulating blood or hemoglobin, which results in reduced amounts of oxygen being carried to body tissues.
Pallor
Act of striking a part with short, sharp blows (1) to help gather data about internal organs; (2) to assist in massage; (3) to help a client to clear the respiratory tract.
Percussion
Blood supply to an area
Perfusion
All the blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood to body tissues and organs, and that return deoxygenated blood to the heart and lungs.
Peripheral vascular system
Pupils equally round and react to light and accommodation
PERRLA
Heartbeat
Pulse
Elasticity (fullness) of the skin
Turgor
Measurements of temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure; assessment of pain is sometimes called the fifth vital sign.
Vital signs
Form of feedback that provides confirmation that both parties have the same basic understanding of the message and the feedback
Validation
Listening for key themes in communication with clients; use of attentive behaviors
Active listening
Questions that generally require only "yes" or "no" or short factual answers
Closed-ended questions
Questions that invite a person to explore their thoughts or feelings
Open-ended questions
Client-centered, goal-directed and time-limited communication
Therapeutic communication