Pulse oximetry

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  • Transient Ischemic Attack Case Study

    her emotional state depicts as uncooperative and groggy, but as the morning progressed, she became more awake and alert. Her 0800 vital signs are as follows: oral temperature 98.3 degrees Fahrenheit, respiratory rate 16, heart rate via left radial pulse is 46, blood pressure 170/66 left arm lying down, oxygen saturation is 97% using her left digital probe finger and is on room air. The patient denies any pain, and I was told to monitor the patient periodically throughout my shift by the HCP. The…

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  • Cardiovascular System Lab Report

    developing cardiovascular disorders (“Physical Activity”). The number of beats per minute equals heart rate (765). To find heart rate, a pulse point must be determined on the body, and the most common are the carotid and radial arteries (795). The rhythmic throbbing of the arterial wall as blood is being pumped is called a pulse (795). By knowing this information about a pulse, we can correctly identify the number of beats per minute. Each heartbeat is different from the next one (Watanabe).…

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  • The Effect Of Exercise On Pulse Rates

    following four min after the exercise. In contrast, three out of the five males recovered although they had a much lower rate change in comparison to the females. This data is illustrated in graphs four, five, and six. Pulse rate The females tested on average had a significantly greater pulse rate at rest and immediately after the exercise in comparison to the males. Although the net change between male and females was very close, the recovery was not. All of the male pule rates recovered…

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  • Which Aerobic Exercise Increases Heart Rate

    after exercising. Some of the control variables were the amount of time that subjects exercised (15 minutes), the age of the subjects that were tested (10-11 years old), and the timer used to keep track of how long the participant exercised and record pulse. The control group in this project was the group of subjects that walked. The experimental groups were the group of participants that ran, jump roped, and did jumping jacks. The procedures were…

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  • Personal Narrative: The First Clinical Experience

    pressure manually. This was a skill that I was not entirely confident in, but I knew it was crucial and something I needed to do; it was essential to put my patient first. I felt for my resident’s brachial pulse, placed the cuff on his upper arm, put the diaphragm of my stethoscope where I felt the pulse, and began squeezing the pump. When I had finished taking his blood pressure, it was very low. I took the blood pressure again, and the second time was just a low as the first. The patient was…

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  • Focused Assessment Case Studies

    The focus assessment is detailed nursing assessment of specific body systems that relate to the presenting problem of patient and can also involve one or more body systems (RCHM, 2014). In this assessment it concentrates on a specific system of the body that presents problem. This may involve one or more body system. Assessment done to determine the progress towards achieving a desired outcome is also focused assessments. It is used to gather information on a specific health problem. A…

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  • Technology Impact On Nursing

    The Impact of Technology on the Art of Nursing Care Renetria Drake NURS 2412 Abstract There have been rapid changes in healthcare over the last few years. With Legislation like the Affordable Healthcare Act and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability of 1996 (HIPPA), healthcare and technology collide to drastically change how nursing care is delivered. Several emerging technologies that directly affect nursing care: diagnostic s and treatments,…

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  • Tachycardia Observation Report

    of clicks, murmurs, and rubs; the client also mentioned recent episodes of tachycardia when walking from bed to the restroom. Symmetrical pulse volumes were noted on the upper extremities during the assessment of the peripheral vascular system.…

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  • Heart Rate Lab

    Introduction The purpose of the lab was to see the effects of heart rate and blood pressure when 3 male and 3 female students exercised compared to when they were at rest. My hypothesis is that the data from the exercise part of the experiment will cause both the heart rate and blood pressure (systolic and diastolic) to increase more than the resting state. Methods Resting heart rate was recorded in the begging of class. Then the class was divided into groups and from each group, there was a…

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  • Malpractice Case: Alterations In The Emergency Department

    posture, facial expression, presence of fatigue or hyperactivity, gait, an presence/absence of apprehension · Neurological status: level of consciousness, signs of menigeal irritation · Vital signs: temperature, respiration (rate, rhythm, character), pulse (rate, rhythm, quality), and blood pressure. · Skin: color, temperature, presence/absence of eruptions, cyanosis, erythema, icterus, petechiae, cysts, trauma, and scars · Developmental status · Disease status: breath sounds,…

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