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Afebrile

Without a fever

Apical-Radial Pulse

Taking the atypical and radial pulses at the same time

Bradycardia

A slow heart rate



<60bpm

Diastole

The period of heart muscle relaxation



The heart at rest

Diastolic Pressure

The pressure in the arteries when the heart is at rest

Febrile

With fever

Hypertension

140/90mm hg or higher

Hypotension

< 90/60

Pulse Deficit

The difference between the apical and radial pulse rates

Systole

The period of heart muscle contraction

Tachycardia

A rapid heart rate



>100bpm

Normal Oral Temperature

97.6-99.6F

Tympanic Thermometers

Measure temperature in the ear

Axillary Temperature

Temperature in the armpit

Normal Rectal Temperature

98.6-100.6

Pedal Pulse

Used to check circulation in the foot. Pulse found in the dorsalis pedis artery over the foot bone