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  • Pulse Pressure Essay

    D. PULSE PRESSURE INTRODUCTION The pulse pressure is the difference between the systolic and diastolic pressure. The systolic or top pressure is defined as the amount of pressure exerted on the blood vessels when the ventricle is contract (systole). The pressure is due to the force produced as the blood is ejected contacted with the blood vessel’s wall. On the other hand, the diastolic or bottom pressure is defined as the amount of pressure of the blood vessels when the heart is at rest (diastole). DISCUSSION A) Pulse pressure In simplest words, the pulse pressure can be explained as the amount of pressure when the systolic pressure minus diastolic pressure. The unit is in mmHg. As per theory, the pulse pressure is proportional to stroke volume, or the total amount of the blood ejected by the left ventricle…

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  • The Effect Of Music On Blood Pressure And Pulse Rate

    Introduction Blood pressure is the force exerted on the blood vessels’ walls when blood passes through, while the pulse is the noticeable snapping back of the thick, elastic walls of an artery after blood surges through (Weedman 2014). Previous studies have shown that patients undergoing high stress situations had lower blood pressures and pulse rates after listening to relaxing music than before listening to music (Sutoo and Akiyama 2004; Knight and Rickard 2001). Research has shown that…

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  • Furp Case Study Sample

    to eat breakfast in bed and take his morning medicines. He then goes back to sleep until about 10:30am when the CNA does his morning care and gets him out of bed. Once he is up and in his wheelchair, he visits the shower room for his morning bowel movement. He then wheels himself around the halls and heads to the main dining room for lunch. After lunch, he heads to his room and goes back to bed. He has dinner in bed and then has a partial bath before he goes to sleep. Several times during…

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  • Transient Ischemic Attack Case Study

    For her early morning vital signs, 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…

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  • Exercise Affects The Human Body

    Exercise effects the human body in many fascinating ways; as it causes the body to adapt and alter to aid the body’s stimulation. Take when carrying out the Harvard step test practical. This test is where a person carries out a period of exercise for a certain length of time and then records their heart rate before and for so long after the period. This shows how fit and healthy the heart is by showing how long it takes for the heart to go back to a regular resting pulse rate. “The…

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  • Tachycardia Observation Report

    head elevated 30 to 45 degrees for the auscultation and palpation of the carotid vessels and for an inspection, palpitation and auscultation of the precordium. The client was then asked to sit up and lean forward for the auscultation heart sounds; S1 and S2 auscultations are normal and distinct with noisiest sound at the apex of, the pattern and rhythm were normal, no split in sounds or accentuated sounds. No extra heart sounds were heard with the S3 and S4 auscultations, there were an absence…

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  • Wit Margaret Edson Analysis

    students as her doctor is kind of an embarrassing moment for her, she felt that she could have given him an A+, but at that point nothing could be done. Instead of him learning from her, it was the opposite, she was learning from him as he run tests and other stuff on her. Are Vivian’s wishes honored at the end of the play is an interested question, because there was drama at this point. Professor Bearing told her primary nurse that if her heart stopped beating just let it (559). Susie told Dr.…

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  • Focused Assessment Case Studies

    Physical Examination Vital signs:  Temperature- 38.0 C oral  Heart Rate- 132 beats per minute by radial pulse palpation  Respirations- 28 per minute  Blood Pressure- 90/50 mmHg  Oxygen saturation- 98% on room air General: Patient is noted to be lethargic, but arouses easily to verbal stimuli. Patient is able to answer questions appropriately, but falls asleep when undisturbed. She is oriented to name, place, person, and purpose, aside from the ability to track with eyes.  Head: Scalp…

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  • Heart And Lung Sounds Analysis

    Peripheral Pulse Checks and Amplitude Absence or diminished leg pulses may suggest peripheral arterial disease of intermittent claudication. Absence suggests occlusion by thrombus, embolus, or dissection. If the pulse is hypokinetic or of low volume and amplitude, this could suggest shock or myocardial infarction indicative of low cardiac output such in the case of cardiomyopathy, stenosis, tamponade, or pericarditis. Hyperkinetic or bounding pulses are large-amplitude and strong pulses may be…

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  • Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index Case Study

    assessment because every morning when I got him up for the day, he would mention that he was tired and did not sleep well. After preforming this assessment, I was able to realized how poor and disturbed his sleep patterns were. He scored a 4 on this assessment, meaning that he is considered to be a poor sleeper. For him, the greatest perceived disturbance to his sleep is the amount of pain that he is in. By doing this sleep quality index the provider is able to see what is affecting the clients…

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