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what are included in vital signs:
Temperature
Respirations
Pulse
Blood Pressure
what equipment do you need to take vital signs:
Stethoscope
Sphygmomanometer
Watch displaying seconds
Thermometer
what is the bell portion of the stethoscope designed to listen to ... and the diaphragm side is designed to listen to ...
lower frequency sounds
higher frequency sounds
what is the normal reading for the following temperatures:
Oral
Axillary
Rectal or “core”
Aural (the ear) reads “core” temp
Oral 98.6°F/37°C
Axillary 97.6°F/36.4°C
Rectal or “core” 99.6°F/37.6°C
Aural 99.6°F/37.6°C
In adults, normal resting respirations is ... breaths per minute. Rapid respiration is called ...
14-20
tachypnea
A normal adult heart rate is between ...
60 and 100
A pulse greater than 100 beats/minute is defined to be ...
tachycardia
Pulse less than 60 beats/minute is defined as ...
bradycardia
normal blood pressure:
Prehypertension:
Hypertension Stage I:
Hypertension Stage II:
normal blood pressure: <120/<80
Prehypertension: 120-139/80-89
Hypertension Stage I: 140-159/90-99
Hypertension Stage II: ≥160/≥100
Snellen Chart is to measure what?
visual acuity