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Normal Oral temperature range?
97-99 F
Normal Axilla (Armpit)temperature range?
97.6 - 98F
Normal Rectum temperature?
99.6 F

Higher than other sites.
Types of Thermometers ?
glass, electronic, tympanic, strip
Hyperthermia
Oral temp higher than 99.5 F
Febrile
Increase in body temp resulting in fever(pyrexia).
Hypothermia
A decrease in body temp below normal range.
Pulse sites ?
apical, Temple, carotid, radial, popliteal, femoral, pedal
Average adult pulse rate ?
60 - 100 BPM
Tachycardia
Over 100 BPM
Bradycardia
less than 60 BPM sluggish
RP 80
Radial pulse is 80 BPM
When taking a radial pulse should palm be facing up or down?
Down
Infant pulse range ?
100 - 180 BPM
Child pulse range ?
70 - 120 BPM
Athletic pulse range
as low as 45 - 60 BPM (not sluggish)